Interviews with multiple county officials over the past week confirm that many are unclear personaals the governor's administration has not activated the county-by-county system, a plan that included recent practice sessions in which members of the public received regular flu vaccines at drive-thru sites. The Times Union is not disclosing the location because county officials contend the vaccination sites should not be publicly disclosed for security purposes.
It would not make any sense to have 62 different scheduling systems and 62 different reporting systems," he said. The county-level plans have not been highlighted by Cuomo as he has rolled out the state's plan while also xdult heavy criticis m at the White House's COVID vaccination program, especially its ability to deliver vaccinations to communities of color.
Cuomo has retained control of the state's coronavirus vaccination program, including having hospitals rather than local health departments administer the doses. The long-established network of county-level response teams have "point-of-distribution sites" throughout their respective municipalities — from drive-through fire departments to high schools and concert venues.
We're getting a very small every week, and criteria for who is eligible is obviously very narrow at this point. Map by Cathleen F. White House officials have countered that they will deliver the vaccines to pharmacies, as well as to any other distribution sites that a state tells them to, including hospitals and long-term care facilities. In Albany County, officials have privately said they could vaccinate the coolege of the southern half of the county in a few days if they were given the coronavirus vaccines and allowed to mobilize their plan.
Publicly, county officials were more reserved in their comments. That location also was used a decade ago when people received vaccinations for the H1N1 virus.
Andrew M. As part of that process, the state is gathering details from counties about their vaccination plans and capabilities. It's just a completely different level of coordination and logistics than a lot of people were expecting On Oct.
The vaccination centers — which in many counties are set up at local persnals departments, schools, firehouses, churches and college campuses — also have detailed plans for staffing, including the of cllege who would be involved with processing, screening, medical treatment and security. Albany County's plan indicates that more than 38, people could be vaccinated in a day period at the Times Union Center.
That site would be equipped with 46 vaccinators, each capable of administering the vaccine to roughly six people per hour.
Rhodes took issue with the idea that the county plans were being ignored.