Midday News Brief
Written by Dan Fischer on January 15, 2021
The Genesee County Health Department plans to open a vaccination clinic for persons in groups 1-A and 1-B by next Friday. (Jan 22)
The clinic will be held at Genesee Community College, Batavia campus.
Again this would be for Groups 1-A and 1-B only – basically those groups include front line health care workers, nursing home staff and residents, virtually anyone involved in healthcare delivery.
Group B includes persons over 65, first responders such as police and firemen.
The County Health Department is expected to announce a website later today that you can use to make an appointment at the GCC clinic.
Health Department officials describe the situation as “fluid” and are asking the public for patience.
We have posted a complete list of those people who are eligible for vaccinations in groups 1-A and 1-B – you can find it on our website at WBTAi-dot-com
COVID-19 has claimed two more lives in Genesee County. Both victims resided at Premier Genesee Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation. They were both over age 65.
Health officials say 49 new positive cases have been recorded in Genesee County.
The Buffalo Bills will look to take another big step towards Super Bowl 55 this weekend as they take on one of the toughest teams in the NFL. The AFC East champions are set to host reigning NFL Most Valuable Player Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens at Bills Stadium in Orchard Park. Just like last week, there will be fans in the stands so long as they’ve tested negative for coronavirus. Kickoff for tomorrow night’s contest is set for eight-15 p-m.
The Mega Millions jackpot just keeps growing and is expected to end up being among the top lotto prizes in American history. There will be at least 750 million dollars up for grabs tonight because no one has bought a winning ticket since last September. Lottery officials are warning people about scammers, saying there are no random monetary awards handed out over social media, text or email.