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Pfizer CEO to NYMC grads: pursue moonshot, as we did with...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WX9jq7VNH2Q "At Pfizer, we referred to the development of our Covid-19 vaccine as a moonshot, shorthand for reaching big, for pursuing aspirational and difficult ventures,”...

Northwell fires 1,400 for not being vaccinated

In a separate written statement, Northwell said that the firings now mean that its staff is 100% vaccinated.

2,200 state workers could be dismissed today for non-compliance with vax...

"Some of those are inadvertent and we treat them with leniency. Some of those are defiant, just won’t do it, and they’ve gotta go home," Gov. Ned Lamont said.

National Guard could temporarily fill positions of non-vaccinated state workers

As of yesterday afternoon, more than 20,000 (63%) state workers have indicated they are fully vaccinated.

Covid vaccination mandates: Good for business, but easily challenged by employees

Claiming a religious exemption from having to get vaccinated can lead to discussions about whether that person’s religious belief is against the Covid vaccine, all vaccines, or all medicine.

Gov. Cuomo delivers farewell address

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bh5RafJcNL0   In a farewell address to the people of New York state on Aug. 23, his last day as governor before his resignation took effect,...

New details on easing of Covid restrictions starting tomorrow

As of last night, nearly 2 million residents have received at least one dose of a vaccination, with about 1.7 million fully vaccinated.

CT tentatively accelerating vaccine rollout; 16-and-over eligible on April 5

"We anticipate receiving more than 200,000 first doses per week by early April,” Gov. Ned Lamont said.

Stamford Health, BLT partner with city to open second vaccination ‘super...

The city of Stamford, Stamford Health and Building and Land Technology have agreed to open a second Covid-19 vaccination super site at 1 Elmcroft...

Stamford Health planning to triple daily Covid vaccinations; Reaching out to...

An ongoing concern is that non-Covid patients are still reluctant to come to the hospital for the treatment of other critical conditions like cancer.

CT expecting 30,000 doses of J&J vaccine next week, pending FDA...

To date, Connecticut has vaccinated 73% of its population over the age of 75, and 44% of its population aged 65 to 74.

Cybercriminals went after companies involved in Covid-19 response, IBM report finds

A computer security study by IBM finds companies and organizations involved in responding to the Covid-19 pandemic were attacked by cybercriminals twice as often...

Lamont announces new age-based vaccine schedule; Teachers eligible in March

“My goal is to get as many people vaccinated as quickly as possible, and I believe this is the best path to meeting that challenge,” the governor said.

CT ramps up vaccine outreach program to underserved communities

“We want to ensure that communities at highest risk have equitable access to the vaccines that will protect them and allow everyone to return to a sense of normalcy," says Acting Connecticut Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Deidre Gifford.

Lamont considering easing restrictions on gatherings, capacity on March 19

That expansion would involve the increase of indoor private events from 25 to 100 people (with a maximum capacity of 50%) and outdoor events from 50 to 200 people.