The three deaths last week brought the total number of deaths to 93. Continue Reading →
Covid-19 Update: Stark Increase in Covid Cases, Almost All Delta Variant
“Think of the Delta variant as ice on the road in driving that car. If there was ice on the road, would you drive out to a restaurant? You might not. You might think twice about it.” – Dr. Tom Balcezak Continue Reading →
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Governor Lamont and Commissioner Gifford Comment on FDA’s Full Approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine
On Monday the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine received full approval by the US Food and Drug Administration. Continue Reading →
Filed under: Government, Health, Dr. Deidre Gifford, Ned Lamont, Pfizer
CT Children Age 12-15 Can Get Pfizer Vaccine. Greenwich Schools Chief Announces Clinics for Students.
Dr. Toni Jones said the vaccine was an optional, private decision for individuals and families.
Family Centers will hold vaccine clinics at GHS and the 3 middle schools. Continue Reading →
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Demand Anticipated in Greenwich for Covid Vaccine for Ages 12-15
“If my children were of age 12-15, they would be getting the vaccine. I can answer that from being a mother, a registered nurse and health care administrator.” – Diane Kelly, President Greenwich Hospital Continue Reading →
Filed under: Health, Caroline Baisley, COVID-19, Diane Kelly, FDA, Fred Camillo, herd immunity, J&J
Greenwich Teens Eligible for Covid-19 Vaccine; Registering Via VAMS Requires Unique Email Address
The Dept of Health recommends parents not use their own email to register their child for a vaccine because the VAMS system requires a unique email address. Continue Reading →
Filed under: Health, Schools, Caroline Baisley, CDC, COVID-19, Dept of Health, Greenwich Schoola, Moderna
Lamont on Start of CT Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution: A Significant Step, Not a Silver Bullet; 81 Dead over Weekend
“I think every day you’re going to see somebody like Dr. Grant who took the vaccine. There were no side effects. He felt good. He feels safer. And I think that’s what it will take to get from 60, to 70, to 80, to 90 percent of the people willing to get this vaccine on a timely basis.” – Ned Lamont Continue Reading →
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Yale New Haven Health System Docs: “This is Real.” Covid Numbers Growing Substantially, No Vaccine Mandates for Health Staff
As of Monday, there were 41 inpatients at Greenwich Hospital, up from 27 a week earlier.
An infectious disease expert warned against conspiracy theories spreading on social media. Continue Reading →
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Lamont Shares Vaccine Timeline for CT; Camillo Reports Another Jump in Greenwich’s Covid-19 Numbers
On Friday Greenwich First Selectman Fred Camillo announced the total number of positive cases in town increased 104 from 1,656 on Wednesday to 1,760.
In one week – Friday, Nov 27 to Friday, Dec 4 – Greenwich had an increase of active 224 cases. Continue Reading →