UB Launches Website to Find Appointments for COVID-19 Vaccines

Vaccinehound.org is a one-stop shop that lists appointment openings throughout the region. The University at Buffalo has launched a new website to help people easily find available COVID-19 vaccination appointments across Western New York. WNY Vaccine Hound is a critical community resource that serves as a one-stop

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Are COVID Vaccines Safe for Pregnant Women?

Are COVID Vaccines Safe for Pregnant Women? By Annette PInder Traditionally pregnant women have not been included in any clinical trials, including studies regarding the COVID-19 vaccines. However, many physicians and experts say that omitting pregnant women from clinical trials is a mistake, especially since pregnant women

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Erie County’s Plan to Vaccinate those with Medical Conditions

New York State (NYS) announced that beginning February 15, NYS residents with certain comorbidities and underlying medical condition would be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. NYS will provide the Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) with a limited weekly allocation of COVID-19 vaccine to administer to

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New International Guidelines on Treating COVID-19

The first international guidelines on treating patients severely ill with COVID-19 were published in March 2020. Now, nearly a year later, the organization that published them has issued its first update: Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines on the Management of Adults With Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the ICU.

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ECDOH COVID Vaccine Clinics Cancelled

ECDOH Vaccine Clinics Cancelled Next Week – Limited Supply All ECDOH Vaccine Appointments for January 23-27 are Cancelled at ECC North and ECC South ERIE COUNTY, NY – The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) is announcing the cancellation of scheduled ECDOH COVID-19 vaccination Points of Distribution

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COVID-19 Niagara County Vaccine Eligibility

The Niagara County Department of Health (NCDOH) will be conducting Point of Dispensing (POD) operations starting January 12th. “We are happy to announce the start of our mass vaccination campaigns, to offer COVID-19 vaccine to eligiblepersons in our community,” stated Daniel J. Stapleton, Public Health Director. PODs

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COVID is Not a Disease You Want to Get

COVID is Not a Disease You Want to Get By Annette Pinder   I keep hearing from health care providers that people, even those sick with COVID in our local hospitals, sometimes ask their doctors and nurses, “Is this real?” One local hospital employee recently told me

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Memorial receives special freezer for storing Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has received a NUAIRE -86 degree Celsius (-122.8 Fahrenheit) ultra-low temp freezer ahead of next week’s anticipated delivery of 975 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. The freezer will be kept at -80 degrees Celsius to accommodate the vaccine, which requires a

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