Mayor de Blasio receives Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at City Hall
Mayor Bill de Blasio received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine from Health Commissioner Dr. Dave Chokshi during his COVID-19 briefing Thursday morning at City Hall.
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The mayor said he wanted to be an example for other New Yorkers and show his trust in the vaccine.
"I have total faith in the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, that's why it is in my arm. I totally believe this is a safe way to protect ourselves," he said.
The mayor also said the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is easier for city health care facilities to store.