RELATED: Health department gets a boost from NHRMC after receiving slim vaccine supply from state [Free]. “The status will be at www.nhrmc.org/coronavirus.“. It looks like you are opening this page from the Facebook App. Last Wednesday, Wilmington health received a shipment of vaccines to give to patients 75 and older. Since its launch late last week, doctors say there has been a lot of interest. Some New Yorkers with comorbidities and underlying conditions can start to schedule their COVID-19 vaccine appointments. Want to read more from Port City Daily? HANFORD — Wednesday, the Kings County Department of Public Health started the mandated transition to MyTurn, the state’s online platform to schedule COVID-19 vaccine … Register now and then sign up for our newsletter, Wilmington Wire, and get the headlines delivered to your inbox every morning. Donna Fayko, health and human services director, said it equals about 55% of the 65-and-older community. iOS: Tap the three dots in the top right, then tap on "Open in Safari". © 2021 Wilmington Health. “We will announce when new appointments are available when we have additional supplies of vaccines,” said spokesperson Julian March. Fayko added that around 33% of the 75-and-older community has been vaccinated, and around 39% of the ages 65-to-74 demographic has been vaccinated. Hanover County has set up a call center for your questions related to coronavirus (COVID-19). 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BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Erie County Department of Health announced Sunday evening that it will receive 1,700 doses of COVID vaccine this week from New York State. The plan is broken into five groups, with targeted populations … We are committed to bringing you quality in-depth journalism. Want to read in-depth reporting from our staff? On Thursday evenings, the state offers allocations to the counties, which then receive them the following Tuesday or Wednesday. Officials from the governor's office say since January 15, more than 90 community-based pop-up sites statewide have enabled approximately 42,500 New Yorkers to receive their first COVID-19 vaccine dose. New Hanover County Public Health announced that it will transition to the next phase in the the state’s COVID-19 vaccine plan on Thursday, Jan. 7. Governor Roy Cooper announced last week that teachers and school support staff will become eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine by next week. Thank you for reading Port City Daily. NEW HANOVER COUNTY – New Hanover Regional Medical Center announced Friday afternoon new Covid-19 vaccine appointments were available. Twelve minutes after the county advertised open slots at 1:30 Tuesday afternoon, 490 appointments had been booked via the online portal, while 310 appointments were scheduled over the phone within half an hour, according to a county spokesperson. UPDATE: NHRMC Covid-19 vaccine appointments announced Friday full, NHRMC opens vaccines to public at Stone Theater, Two cents, quick questions to the severest reports: How New Hanover County Schools is using Ethix 360, A month after Covid-19 vaccinations began, second-dose shots arrive in Wilmington, 18-year-old on probation arrested for stolen handgun, Pender County warns motorists of flooded roadways, Novant Health facility in Brunswick County reschedules 400 second dose vaccine appointments. This is your spot for the information you need to take your shot against COVID-19. Email info@portcitydaily.com. You may notice some of our stories require a subscription. NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — To date, there have been a total 13,947 cases of COVID-19 in New Hanover County, which is an increase of 776 cases in the past week. Under the state’s new vaccination system, people age 16 to 64 with “high-risk medical conditions that increase risk of severe disease from COVID-19” will be eligible to get the vaccine … “We have been talking for a few weeks and we are working together on a collaborative event, we’re just finalizing the details at this point in time.”, A county spokesperson added: “You can definitely tell that they’re eager and wanting to engage with us to reach the equity population, but I think that’s been a goal all along.”. Rainbow shines in Pleasanton as new COVID-19 vaccination center prepares to open at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — To date, there have been a total 13,947 cases of COVID-19 in New Hanover County, which is an increase of 776 cases in the past week. The two were partners previously, she said, and still continue to be. “We’re not excluding anyone from groups 1 and 2, in order to serve group 3,” Fayko said. You may notice some of our stories require a subscription. Residential staff and residents are also able to register for and receive the COVID-19 vaccine at any of the COVID-19 Vaccine Locations for Eligible Recipients. New Hanover County obtained an extra 500 doses for a community vaccination event that will target minority populations next week. In return, we ask that you invest in a little in us. The Hanover County COVID-19 vaccination plan will follow the Virginia Department of Health’s vaccination schedule. “I had to show up cause I’m gonna get this shot,” Hood said. As of approximately 3:15 p.m., multiple time slots were still available for Sunday at The Pointe Movie Theater on Blockbuster Road. NEW HANOVER COUNTY—With the local vaccination effort soon to enter its third month, over half of New Hanover County’s 65-and-older community received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. Until last week, New Hanover County Public Health and New Hanover Regional Medical Center were the only authorized vaccination centers in the county. Call 804-365-3240. WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - In less than three hours, New Hanover County Public Health filled all of its appointments for the COVID-19 vaccination this week. The Department of Economic Development has a webpage dedicated to COVID-19 resources that are helpful to both residents and businesses. Android: Tap the Settings icon (it looks like three horizontal lines), then tap App Settings, then toggle the "Open links externally" setting to On (it should turn from gray to blue). Learn about vaccine safety and effectiveness, find your vaccine group and your local vaccination center, and keep up with the most current information. Learn about vaccine safety and effectiveness, find your vaccine group and your local vaccination center, and keep up with the most current information. Update: The NHRMC appointments were all filled within 40 minutes of the announcement. Citizens may schedule an appointment online on the county’s website, pendercountync.gov, and click on the red banner across the screen. “Our conversations are continuing with the hospital system, and have been for some time,” Fayko said. Some New Yorkers with comorbidities and underlying conditions can start to schedule their COVID-19 vaccine appointments. In New Hanover, county commissioners all received a vaccine after a commission meeting on Jan. 13, despite the state still being in Group 1. Thank you for reading Port City Daily. Fayko said that since the sale of NHRMC to Novant Health closed — and coming off the heels of the announcement that Michael Jordan would be giving the company $10 million — the nature of conversations between the county and NHRMC hasn’t changed. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — UPMC has unveiled a new way for its patients to get in line for the COVID-19 vaccine. Residents can sign up for COVID-19 updates to receive an email when new appointments are available. All were filled within 40 minutes. A loss of phone service and power at the Wayne County Health Department has made it challenging to schedule COVID-19 vaccinations. On Tuesday afternoon, the county forwarded current state data that states about 50% of the 65-to-74-year-old community has received at least one shot, while the 75+ community has seen 60% of its members get shots to date. Still, according to state data, Black and Hispanic residents are under-represented in vaccination totals. “I had to show up cause I’m gonna get this shot,” Hood said. PCD offers live briefs for free. We are working hard to vaccinate our community as quickly as possible, with thousands of doses being given each week. This article needs to be opened in the browser. North Carolina’s goal is to get everyone vaccinated as quickly, safely and equitably as possible. Residents can get alerts for covid updates on vaccine availability via email. Around 200 doses are being diverted to vaccinate staff at the 911 call center and the detention facility, per an “executive decision” from the county manager. This is your spot for the information you need to take your shot against COVID-19. State data indicates a total of 32,000 people in New Hanover County have received at least one shot, which is approximately 13.6% of the total county population. According to the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, the state learns of incoming shipments typically on Tuesday nights. New Hanover County Public Health will notify the public once more vaccines have been received and can be distributed to those eligible in Groups 1 & 2. COVID-19 Vaccine. Health care workers are also eligible for vaccinations, but compiling the total population of that community has proved difficult, Fayko said. COVID-19 Vaccine. UNCW is collaborating with New Hanover County Public Health to facilitate and strongly encourage the vaccination of students, faculty and staff against COVID-19. If you are included in the Phase 1B group, you can get the COVID-19 vaccine if your local provider has enough vaccine shots available. Since its launch late last week, doctors say there has been a lot of interest. To book an appointment, visit the NHRMC website and answer the qualification question: “Are you 65 years of age or older, or are you a Health Care worker with in-person patient contact?” When users answer “yes,” it will take them to the virtual hospital portal MyChart to select a time slot. New Hanover County Public Health announced that it will transition to the next phase in the the state’s COVID-19 vaccine plan on Thursday, Jan. 7. PENDER COUNTY – COVID-19 Vaccination appointments are NOW being accepted for Tuesday, Feb. 16, at the Pender County Health Department, 803 S. Walker St. in Burgaw. Wilmington Health 1202 Medical Center Drive Wilmington, NC 28401 910.341.3300 2021 Member, Wilmington Chamber of Commerce A loss of phone service and power at the Wayne County Health Department has made it challenging to schedule COVID-19 vaccinations. For now, locations for dispensing vaccines cannot work with people who have no appointment, including walk-ups. New Hanover County Public Health officials said that members of the public will be notified when vaccines are available again to people in groups 1 and 2. Subscribe now and then sign up for our newsletter, Wilmington Wire, and get the headlines delivered to your inbox every morning. Central Virginia is currently vaccinating those in Phase 1a. All Rights Reserved. Click here to sign in or get access. iOS: Tap the three dots in the top right, then tap on "Open in Safari". Those able to receive a COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday through New Hanover County Public Health will be people in Phase 1a and people in group one of Phase 1b. Send tips and comments to info@portcitydaily.com. It looks like you are opening this page from the Facebook App. As has been the case with previous pop-up sites, these sites will be re-established in three weeks to administer second doses, officials say. “The Department’s goal is to vaccinate as many people as quickly and equitably as possible with very limited supply of vaccines.”, Update — Wednesday 5:00 p.m. — This story has been updated with more current vaccination statistics, Have tips or comments? Almost 2.5M have received their first dose as of Feb 22, according to the New York State COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker. People may also call 910-662-2020 to schedule an appointment. NHRMC has created an email list for people to receive notifications when appointments become available. DUBUQUE COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG) - Dubuque County has established a COVID-19 vaccine phone line for residents 65 and over without a primary healthcare provider. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — UPMC has unveiled a new way for its patients to get in line for the COVID-19 vaccine. Those able to receive a COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday through New Hanover County Public Health will be people in Phase 1a and people in group one of Phase 1b. Accepting the allocation of vaccines comes with a set of conditions: All first doses that arrive on a Tuesday or Wednesday must be entered into the state’s record-keeping server by the following Monday; vaccines cannot be restricted based on residency; and the percentage of vaccines administered to minority populations needs to meet or exceed the population numbers for those demographics. WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - In less than three hours, New Hanover County Public Health filled all of its appointments for the COVID-19 vaccination this week. COVID Vaccine Sites Now Open In Burlington County: Here's Where - Cinnaminson, NJ - The state plans to expand the number of COVID-19 vaccination sites. The hospital opened 1,400 appointments Thursday around the same time. The call center will be staffed from 8 a.m. to 4:30 Monday through Fridays, excluding holidays. A safe and effective vaccine will help us defend against the COVID-19 virus, and New Hanover County Public Health is actively working to serve our entire community with the guidance and vaccination groups in the North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services (NCDHHS) vaccination plan. The county also began to send teams of vaccination staff into the homes of certain residents to inoculate homebound seniors. Phase 1a includes healthcare personnel and residents/staff of long-term care facilities. As we get new supplies of the COVID19 vaccine in, we will set up clinics and announce the availability of appointments on this page, through social media and MyChart. NEW HANOVER COUNTY – New Hanover Regional Medical Center announced Friday afternoon new Covid-19 vaccine appointments were available. Android: Tap the Settings icon (it looks like three horizontal lines), then tap App Settings, then toggle the "Open links externally" setting to On (it should turn from gray to blue). Port City Daily will update this live brief when appointments are no longer available. The county does not schedule vaccination appointments until supply is received, in order to avoid having to cancel appointments. Related: NHRMC opens vaccines to public at Stone Theater. NEW HANOVER COUNTY—With the local vaccination effort soon to enter its third month, over half of New Hanover County’s 65-and-older community received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. Vaccine supply in New Jersey remains limited, so agencies are advised to exercise multiple methods to receive a vaccine. “Vaccine providers need to do their due diligence to ensure access to those in active prioritization groups in their counties including intentional outreach to historically marginalized populations,” a DHHS spokesperson wrote in an email. Under the state’s new vaccination system, people age 16 to 64 with “high-risk medical conditions that increase risk of severe disease from COVID-19” will be eligible to get the vaccine … North Carolina’s goal is to get everyone vaccinated as quickly, safely and equitably as possible. NC Department of Health and Human Services 2001 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-2000 Customer Service Center: 1-800-662-7030 For COVID-19 questions call 1-888-675-4567 Still, state leaders are urging counties to continue prioritizing the elderly community; teachers will not be able to proverbially “cut in line,” counties are told. 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