More COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Coming To New Yorkers In Next Few Weeks
In Governor Cuomo’s COVID briefing yesterday, he stated that the number of people who are eligible to receive vaccination continues to be much greater than the supply coming from the federal government, but an increase is coming, and the state may also shift supply from Hospitals that are not vaccinating their staff.
Cuomo says "the federal government has increased the weekly supply by more than 20 percent over the next three weeks, but New York's vast distribution network and large population of eligible individuals still far exceed the supply coming from the federal government. Due to limited supply, New Yorkers are encouraged to remain patient and are advised not to show up at vaccination sites without an appointment."
Get the latest information about vaccine distribution to New York State residents by visiting covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov.
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While much is still unknown about the coronavirus and the future, what is known is that the currently available vaccines have gone through all three trial phases and are safe and effective. It will be necessary for as many Americans as possible to be vaccinated in order to finally return to some level of pre-pandemic normalcy, and hopefully these 30 answers provided here will help readers get vaccinated as soon they are able.