SEVERE WX : Lake Effect Snow Warning - Winter Weather Advisory View Alerts
STREAMING NOW: Watch Now
CLOSINGS: View Closings

MVHS administers Pfizer vaccine to 332 employees

Photo provided by MVHS

Mohawk Valley Health System gave the last of its 332 Pfizer vaccines to staff members on Friday, after receiving the doses on Wednesday.

Posted: Dec 18, 2020 2:57 PM

UTICA, N.Y. – Mohawk Valley Health System gave the last of its 332 Pfizer vaccines to staff members on Friday, after receiving the doses on Wednesday.

There were 45 doses administered the first day, 141 on the second day, and the remainder were given on Friday.

MVHS is one of 10 ‘hub’ hospital systems in the state, storing the vaccine in special freezers that were delivered last week.

Starting Saturday, MVHS will begin administering the vaccine to employees at eight other hospitals in the region, including Rome Memorial Hospital land Bassett Healthcare. The workers will travel to the St. Luke’s campus to be vaccinated.

When the Moderna vaccine is approved, which MVHS says could happen very soon, those doses do not need to be stored in the freezers and will be distributed to the other hospitals directly.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1279811

Reported Deaths: 41587
CountyCasesDeaths
Queens1600187889
Kings1568738092
Suffolk1298042624
Nassau1160652581
Bronx1069555302
Westchester857231819
New York765463456
Erie524731390
Richmond455161388
Monroe44631780
Rockland32137817
Orange29078656
Onondaga27948535
Oneida16976352
Dutchess16963322
Albany16521260
Niagara12229248
Broome11255260
Saratoga937583
Schenectady8770128
Ulster7822196
Rensselaer6965106
Putnam657675
Chautauqua566064
Chemung5643108
Oswego496169
Ontario477082
Steuben4632131
Cayuga447471
Sullivan388749
Wayne372254
Genesee3689100
St. Lawrence368563
Herkimer368259
Cattaraugus342761
Jefferson327224
Madison317376
Livingston273742
Tompkins270724
Cortland266854
Columbia252472
Allegany237575
Montgomery226575
Tioga222854
Wyoming221244
Clinton220918
Fulton214053
Warren211942
Greene207860
Orleans194569
Chenango179544
Otsego173823
Washington154224
Lewis154024
Seneca123946
Franklin11649
Delaware102923
Essex98819
Schoharie9145
Yates83519
Schuyler72410
Hamilton1471
Unassigned53122
Out of NY0166
Rome
Cloudy
35° wxIcon
Hi: 32° Lo: 16°
Feels Like: 27°
Binghamton
Cloudy
30° wxIcon
Hi: 32° Lo: 15°
Feels Like: 22°
Rome
Cloudy
35° wxIcon
Hi: 33° Lo: 14°
Feels Like: 27°
Rome
Cloudy
35° wxIcon
Hi: 28° Lo: 13°
Feels Like: 27°
WKTV Radar
WKTV Temperatures
WKTV Severe Weather
2021 Golfer's Paradise Card - 21 Courses for only $99.99
Saluting Those Who Are Proud 2 Serve