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Pfizer Vaccine Administered to Hundreds at Brothers of Mercy Wellness Campus

The week of Jan. 6, 2021 marked a turning point for Western New York’s largest senior living community, as Brothers of Mercy began administering long-awaited doses of COVID-19 vaccines to hundreds of residents and staff.

January 15, 2021

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Nursing home residents get second COVID-19 vaccine

Residents and staff at the Jewish Home of Rochester were among the first in Monroe County to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in December, and now they are getting their second shots this week.

January 13, 2021

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Parker Jewish Institute administers second dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation is pleased to announce that it is now administering the second dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to residents and staff.

January 13, 2021

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Pix11 News Features United Hebrew's COVID-19 Vaccinations

United Hebrew of New Rochelle recently administered its first COVID-19 vaccines, including one to Mary Mignona, a 104-year-old resident who has lived through two pandemics – the 1918 flu pandemic and COVID-19 – and survived both with flying colors.

January 12, 2021

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Gregory N. Ferraris Receives Trustee of the Year Award from LeadingAge New York

LeadingAge New York has honored Gregory N. Ferraris, longtime treasurer and member of the Peconic Landing Board of Trustees, with its 2020 Trustee of the Year Award.

January 12, 2021

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Nursing home medical director hopeful COVID-19 antibody infusions will help fight new infections

Fort Hudson Health System Medical Director Dr. Philip Gara recently spoke with WTEN about COVID-19 antibody infusions that were given to several residents who recently tested positive to aid in their fight against the virus.

January 11, 2021

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84-Year-Old New Yorker On Being Eligible for Vaccine: 'It's a Hope for Life'

Following the State's announcement that adults over age 75 are now among those eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, Selfhelp Community Services and other organizations that work with older New Yorkers say they are working on ways to assist those they service with getting vaccinated.

January 11, 2021

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Nursing Home Vaccine Stories: One CEO’s Personal Appeal to Reduce Hesitancy

Stuart Almer, president and CEO of Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, discusses the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine and how Gurwin is working to get as many of its staffers vaccinated as possible in a new interview with Skilled Nursing News.

January 11, 2021

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Gurwin Nursing & Rehab Staff Receive Second Pfizer Vaccine

Staff members at Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center were first in line to receive the initial doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in December, and they made history again 21 days later as those who received their first dose of the two-dose vaccine on Dec. 21st received their second at a clinic run by Walgreens at the skilled nursing facility.

January 11, 2021

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Pet Therapy Dogs Bring Joy to Hebrew Home Residents

The impact of the Hebrew Home at Riverdale's pet therapy program is featured in a new Inside Edition segment.

January 11, 2021
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