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New coronavirus vaccination sites opening in the Bronx, Brooklyn

More coronavirus vaccination sites are opening across the city, especially in neighborhoods hit hardest by the pandemic

News 12 Staff

Jan 30, 2021, 10:28 PM

Updated 1,236 days ago

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More coronavirus vaccination sites are opening across the city, especially in neighborhoods hit hardest by the pandemic.
The state is opening four new vaccination in Brooklyn and four in the Bronx, some of which are already up and running.
The Carey Gardens Cornerstone Community Center in Coney Island has become a vaccination site to give vaccines to New York City Housing Authority senior residents.
Other vaccination sites opening this weekend include the Edenwald Houses and the Bartow Community Center in the Bronx.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo also says that Yankee Stadium in the Bronx will turn into a vaccinate sites specifically for Bronx residents as the positivity rate in the borough is at 6.93%.
In total, New York is hoping to expand its vaccination efforts to more than 33 NYCHA senior housing developments across the city and 300 churches and cultural centers.
One NYCHA resident who received her vaccine says she is just happy that the vaccine is accessible.
The process is part of Cuomo’s effort to ensure fairness and equity to underserved neighborhoods during the vaccination process.


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