COVID vaccine distribution and prioritization 2020 (New York State Department of Health)

Emma Ockerman filed this request with the New York State Department of Health of New York .
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20-12-313

Multi Request COVID vaccine distribution and prioritization 2020
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From: Emma Ockerman


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York Freedom of Information Law, I hereby request the following records:

The CDC has ordered every state to create a vaccine distribution plan:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2020/12/01/vaccine-priority-groups-covid/

Therefore, I request the following information:
- Any and all correspondence between this agency and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about vaccine priority, including emails, presentations, recordings, photographs, and memos, about vaccine distribution and prioritization plans
- Any and all correspondence between this agency and stakeholders (including private companies and their representatives and their attorneys, nonprofit groups, advisory committees, elected officials, and county-and-local health officials) including emails, presentations, recordings, photographs, and memos about vaccine distribution and prioritization plans
- Any documents about or referring to algorithms, computer programs, partnerships, or software that will be used to help determine vaccine priority and distribution
- Any presentations, pdfs, or legal analyses about vaccine priority and distribution
- Any communication with law enforcement (state, local, or national) about vaccine priority and distribution plan

Please search from October 1, 2020 until the day this request is processed.

This request is being made for use on VICE News. It is not for commercial purposes.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Emma Ockerman

From: New York State Department of Health

Good afternoon -

Please see the attached correspondence regarding your Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request.

Thank you,

Records Access Office

New York State Department of Health
2364 Corning Tower
Albany, NY 12237

P (518) 474-8734 | F (518) 486-9144

From: New York State Department of Health

Good afternoon -

Attached is the Department of Health's response to your Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request #20-12-313.

Records Access Office
New York State Department of Health
Corning Tower, Rm 2364
Albany, NY 12237
P: (518) 474-8734
F: (518) 486-9144
Email: foil@health.ny.gov<mailto:foil@health.ny.gov>

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