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Colleen Laico, from Kingston, NY, a medical professional at the ER at Kingston Hospital, receives her COVID-19 vaccination at MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, December 18, 2020
Courtesy of the Office of Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan

The City of Newburgh is offering free transportation to COVID-19 vaccine appointments.

A police officer gets vaccinated
Norwell Police / Twitter

As New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced expanded COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, he says the state will establish a mass vaccination site in Rockland County.

Colleen Laico, from Kingston, NY, a medical professional at the ER at Kingston Hospital, receives her COVID-19 vaccination at MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, December 18, 2020
Courtesy of the Office of Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan

Ulster County is seeking more volunteers to help at a new vaccination site.

Ulster County Is Moving Its Kingston Vaccination Site

Mar 16, 2021
Colleen Laico, from Kingston, NY, a medical professional at the ER at Kingston Hospital, receives her COVID-19 vaccination at MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, December 18, 2020
Courtesy of the Office of Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan

Ulster County’s primary COVID-19 vaccination site is being moved to a former store location to expand daily doses and the number of parking spots.

Opening of NYS-FEMA Mass Vaccination Sites in Yonkers, March 2021
Courtesy of the Office of NY Governor Andrew Cuomo

During a televised address to the nation Thursday night, President Joe Biden set a goal of having all adults eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by May 1. In New York, efforts are ramping up to vaccinate more residents and set up more sites, including in the Hudson Valley.

Colleen Laico, from Kingston, NY, a medical professional at the ER at Kingston Hospital, receives her COVID-19 vaccination at MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, December 18, 2020
Courtesy of the Office of Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan

Several lawmakers in the Hudson Valley are urging New York state officials to set up joint COVID-19 vaccine distribution sites closer to home. Local leaders in the region have repeatedly said traveling to the closest state sites is too far for many mid-Hudson region residents. 

Newburgh Mayor Calls For Set Vaccination Site

Feb 23, 2021
Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus and Newburgh Mayor Torrance Harvey awaiting U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's press conference, Feb. 22, 2021
WAMC, Allison Dunne

Newburgh’s mayor wants the state to set up a COVID-19 vaccination site in the city. As the mid-Hudson Valley’s only area with state-imposed zone restrictions, he says it makes sense. Meantime, the Orange County executive says the state could set up a site where the county already is operating clinics, in a space that could accommodate more capacity.

a chart of weekly COVID-19 cases.
Paul Tuthill / WAMC

     After six weeks of declining new COVID-19 cases in Springfield, Massachusetts, there has been a slight surge.

Dutchess County COVID-19 vaccination site
Courtesy of Dutchess County government

The Dutchess County executive wants New York state to open a joint vaccination site at one currently operated by the county. The nearest state sites are two far for many mid-Hudson residents.

A COVID-19 vaccination site at the University at Albany
Jesse King / WAMC

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says 13 pop-up vaccination sites are coming online this week; two are in the lower Hudson Valley.

Moderna vaccine
Courtesy of Rockland County government

A building at Westchester Community College is now a temporary vaccination facility.

COVID Vaccination Sites Are Popping Up Around NYS

Feb 3, 2021
A police officer gets vaccinated
Norwell Police / Twitter

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced that 35 community-based pop-up COVID-19 vaccination sites are coming online this week, and six are in the Hudson Valley.