Midday News Brief

Written by on March 4, 2021

The COVID vaccination Clinic at GCC is now under state control.
But don’t get too excited – all appointments for the five days of the clinic, are gone.
The clinic will be open tomorrow from Noon until 4, Saturday and Sunday
8 to 4 and Monday and Tuesday, 9 to 1.
Clinic started accepting appointments at 8 this morning and in about 90-minutes, the all appointments were taken.
A total of 3,500 doses of the vaccine were available.


No sooner had the state announced that the clinic was open and available to anyone, Republican assembly Steve Hawley criticized the effort saying the original intent was only for residents of Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties


Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R-Batavia)

It is unknown how many of the 3,500 doses allotted to GCC went to residents outside of the three county area.


Governor Cuomo isn’t planning to resign despite three women making sexual harassment claims against him. The governor said yesterday that he was sorry for making those women feel uncomfortable and that he’s embarrassed. Two of his former aides are accusing him of asking them inappropriate personal questions. A third woman named claims the governor put his hands on her during a 2019 wedding reception. The governor is asking people to withhold judgment until the state Attorney General’s office finishes its investigation.


As the number of New Yorkers testing positive for COVID-19 falls, limits on gatherings are about to see a change. Beginning March 22nd, the limit on outdoor gatherings at private homes will increase from 10 to 25. However, gatherings inside a residence will still be limited to 10 people. Social gatherings in public spaces are also allowed to grow from 50 people to 200 outdoors and 100 indoors

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