As the deployment of the Covid-19 vaccine in New York expands to include a larger population, some long islanders get angry with the registration process.
All bookings must be made online, causing technical issues and confusion. Moreover, given New York, there are few plans available. Vaccine supply is limited..
“I’m dissatisfied with the New York State online vaccine registration system with residents,” said Laura Callan, executive of Nassau County, in a statement because of the high demand for increased qualifications. We are experiencing ongoing crashes. “These failures are unacceptable and the state must resolve these issues immediately.”
Wading River resident Dino Diorio, what he and his family are to book vaccinations for 83-year-old Helena Diorio, a mother with a rare and severe lung infection He said he also spent time. Helena’s medical experts agree that she should be the “top of the list” for vaccines, Dino said. However, individual doctors cannot determine this, and Dino has been repeatedly told to register Helena from the online form. So far, all appointments have been taken.
“It’s important that she doesn’t get Covid-19 because she can’t survive it,” Dino said. “She needs this vaccine, but now people over the age of 75 with medical conditions are competing with hundreds of people over the age of 65 and cannot get these promises.”
As the online system included more people, we needed to update our eligibility requirements quickly.As of Tuesday, all people over the age of 65 Added to listThis includes public health care workers, public security and transportation workers, first responders, public grocery store employees, face-to-face educators, and nursing home staff and residents. It will be.
Governor Andrew Cuomo called on New Yorker to “patience for impatient time” as the state awaits increased vaccination allocations from the federal government to meet high demand.
Suffolk County executive Steve Beron has not yet responded to a request for comment.
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