How To Order Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests

COVID-19 Self Test Kit

Every residential home in the United States is eligible to order a set of 4 free at-home rapid COVID-19 tests, to be delivered by the US Postal Service. To order your tests, visit: Here’s what you need to know: • Limit of one order per residential address • One order includes 4 individual rapid […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters Now Available to All Adults

All adults in the U.S. ages 18 years and older are now eligible to receive Pfizer’s and Moderna’s COVID vaccine boosters. If You Received Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines ⇒ Adults ages 50 years and older People ages 50 years and older should get a booster shot. The risk of severe illness from COVID-19 increases with age and can also increase for […]

CDC Recommends COVID-19 Vaccines for Children Ages 5-11

A child gets a vaccine from a medical provider.

On November 2, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention accepted the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation that children ages 5–11 be vaccinated against COVID-19. The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is now authorized for about 28 million children in the United States in this age group. CDC is allowing providers to begin offering vaccinations […]

FDA Grants Full Approval to Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

On August 23, 2021 the FDA granted full approval to the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for people age 16 and older– further proving that the vaccine is safe and effective. The vaccine also continues to be available under emergency use authorization (EUA), including for individuals 12 through 15 years of age and for the administration of […]

Third COVID-19 Dose for Immunocompromised

Third COVID-19 Dose Recommended for Immunocompromised Individuals The New York State Department of Health has authorized a third COVID-19 vaccine dose for New Yorkers with compromised immune systems, following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendation last week. Eligible New Yorkers can receive their third dose 28 days after the completion of their two-dose […]

Orange County Recommends Everyone Wear Masks Indoors

Dr. Avi Silber, MD, FAAP

Provider Blog by Dr. Avi Silber, MD, FAAP, Chief Medical Officer In the past month, Orange County has continued to experience a significant increase in COVID-19 cases due to the Delta Variant. As of August 8, 2021, Orange County’s transmission rate was classified as HIGH by the CDC. In June, the county was labeled as […]

Health Care Workers Answer COVID-19 Vaccine Questions

THE CONVERSATION: Between Us, About Us​ kicks off with an open and honest conversation between W. Kamau Bell and Black doctors, nurses and researchers that gets to the heart of Black people’s questions about the COVID Vaccines. This new campaign from KFF’s Greater Than COVID and the Black Coalition Against COVID launches with 50 FAQs […]

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Paused

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Paused Today the CDC and FDA issued a statement recommending a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine out of an abundance of caution as they review the use of the vaccine in the U.S. due to an extremely rare occurrence of a blood clot in several individuals. […]

Cornerstone Family Healthcare Begins Vaccinating Staff for COVID-19

CORNWALL, N.Y. (December 23, 2020) – Cornerstone Family Healthcare is pleased to announce that it has started administering its first doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to its staff on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at the Kaplan Family Pavilion in Newburgh, N.Y. The first doses of the vaccine were given to Dr. Alban Burke, Chief […]