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Health Department Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution and Administration Updates

The Tompkins County Health Department is announcing three COVID-19 vaccination clinics for those currently eligible to receive the vaccine. Healthcare workers and other eligible individuals in Phase 1A (detailed below) can register for clinics at the Shops at Ithaca Mall, 40 Catherwood Road, on January 6th-8th, and can register by visiting the Tompkins County Health Department’s vaccination web page. 1,800 vaccine doses are being distributed through this week’s clinics. Eligibility will continue to expand as more vaccine becomes available and the department’s vaccination web page will continue to be updated as new phases begin. (more…)

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First Cayuga Health Providers Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

December 21, 2020 Ithaca, New York –– Cayuga Health officials announced today that Dr. Keith Lambert, ER Physician, Kate Rosa, RN, and Dr. Sushilkumar Satish Gupta, Pulmonologist/Critical Care Specialist, were among the initial Cayuga Health employees to receive the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The frontline providers received the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine, as part of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Phase I approach, on December 18 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, NY. Vaccinations of additional Cayuga Health frontline providers will continue this week.

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Kids Care After-Hours Pediatric Care at Cayuga Medical Center to Close 

Due to COVID-19 and significantly lower patient volumes, the Kids Care After-Hours Pediatric Care operating inside Cayuga Medical Center will be closing on Sunday, November 22nd at 5 pm. For after-hours care, patients are being encouraged to contact their pediatrician or use the Ithaca Urgent Care located at 10 Arrowwood Drive, which will be open between the hours 7:30 am – 7:30 pm. (more…)

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About Cayuga Medical Center

We are a not-for-profit, acute-care medical center bringing state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment services to the residents of Tompkins, Cortland, Seneca, and Tioga counties. And a century after our founding, we remain intrinsically tied to those we serve: our corporate membership includes representatives from over 100 community organizations. At Cayuga Medical Center, we believe that hospitals are shaped by the people they serve

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