Two new large COVID-19 vaccine sites to open in NYC this week

Gov. Cuomo said two new collective COVID-19 vaccination sites will open in Brooklyn and Queens on Wednesday as part of a federal partnership with New York.

Cuomo said medical staff would be able to pay up to 3,000 jabs a day at Crown Heights and York College’s new Medgar Evers College in Crown Heights, who urged New Yorkers to get the sites vaccinated for at least the second time this week.

Governor Cuomo said in a press release, “Vaccine is the weapon that will win the war, and we are working closely with our federal allies to ensure that the radical community has access to these life-saving shots.” “I encourage all qualified New Yorkers in these communities to make appointments and receive vaccinations.”

Cuomo has stated that the feed will be sourced from the feed received separately from the state’s weekly allocation.

State officials did not immediately respond to a question from The Post on Sunday about whether they could guarantee new local state-federal sites that they are promising amid some serious local vaccination delivery snafus.

The new inoculation spots – open to the appointment of eligible New Yorkers with a nearby zipcode between 8am and 8pm – are part of a federal program aimed at helping hard-to-reach and hard-to-reach communities. Are part.

York College in Queens will host a collective COVID-19 vaccination site.
York College in Queens will host a collective COVID-19 vaccination site.
Alice Kaplan

In contrast, 1,000 shots a day are administered at the state-run Javits Center, officials said.

“Counselor Mark Levine (D-Manhattan), Medgar Evers College in Central Brooklyn and New York College still have plenty of appointments available at the new FEMA mega vaccination sites.” Tweeted Sunday.

Other large federal state vaccination sites are also set to open in other parts of the Empire State on 3 March. They include the Delavan Grider Community Center in Buffalo, the former Kodak Hawkai parking lot in Rochester, the Washington Avenue Armory in Albany and more. New York National Guard Amori in Yonkers.

For qualified New Yorker Brooklyn and Queens sites by using New York’s “Mi Elible” web site or calling the state’s COVID-19 vaccination hotline at 1-833-NYS-4-VAX (1-833-697-7 Can appoint) 4829) is.

Two new locations in Queens and the Brooklyn Big Apple are included in the list of other big city and state vaccination sites, including The Bronx and Yankee Stadium in Quitty Field.

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