New Yorkers 60+ to get walk-in vaccinations at state-run sites
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says walk-in COVID-19 shots will be available to anyone over 60 at mass vaccination sites run by New York state starting Friday.
Cuomo announced the new policy at a virtual briefing from Yonkers on Wednesday.
It’s a change from previous appointment-only rules that often forced people to spend hours scouring different websites for available slots.
People over 50 have been eligible for walk-in vaccinations at dozens of New York City-run sites since last Friday.
About 44% of New York state residents have received as least one vaccine dose since the immunization effort began.
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