June 7, 2021
Albany, NY

Governor Cuomo Announces 11 New Pop-Up Vaccination Sites to Serve Areas with Lower Vaccination Rates

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Governor Cuomo Announces 11 New Pop-Up Vaccination Sites to Serve Areas with Lower Vaccination Rates
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Sites to Open in Communities Where Vaccination Rate Is Well Below State Average

All Sites Open for Walk-in Vaccinations on a First Come, First Served Basis

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced 11 new pop-up vaccination sites will open in areas where zip code data shows the vaccination rate is significantly lower than the statewide average. New York State will expand on the program and open additional sites in the coming weeks.

"Our progress on vaccinations has been instrumental in making it possible to reopen our economy and lift many of the restrictions, but the vaccination rate has slowed dramatically and we need to focus on the places that have low vaccination rates," Governor Cuomo said. "Pop-up sites have been critical in helping us reach more New Yorkers with the vaccine, and with these 11 new sites we are redeploying our resources and working with local health departments across the state to target the areas that continue to lag on vaccinations. The vaccine is safe and effective — and if we want to defeat this virus, we need to get more New Yorkers vaccinated as quickly as possible."

Today's announcement builds on New York's commitment to bring the vaccine to communities across the state through pop-up vaccination sites. Since January 15, more than 250 community-based pop-up sites have administered more than 90,000 first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Operation days for each of the 11 sites available below:

NEW YORK CITY
Prospect Plaza Community Center
1835 Sterling Place
Brooklyn, NY
Open: Saturday, June 12

Challenge Charter Middle School
12-79 Redfern Avenue
Far Rockaway, NY
Open: Saturday, June 12

SAGE Center Bronx at Crotona Pride House
1794 Prospect Avenue
Bronx, NY
Open: Thursday, June 10

CAPITAL REGION
Coeyman's Hollow Volunteer Fire House
1290 NY-143
Coeyman's Hollow, NY
Open: Thursday, June 10

SOUTHERN TIER
Windsor Fire Department
4 Academy St.
Windsor, NY
Open: Saturday, June 12

FINGER LAKES
Greater Harvest Baptist Church
12 Driving Park Ave.
Rochester, NY
Open: Friday, June 11

CENTRAL NEW YORK
Assumption Church
812 N Salina St.
Syracuse, NY
Open: Wednesday, June 9

WESTERN NEW YORK
Northwest Community Center
155 Lawn Ave.
Buffalo, NY
Open: Friday, June 11

LONG ISLAND
Smith Point County Park
1 William Floyd Parkway
Shirley, NY
Open: Friday, June 11

Roosevelt Library
27 West Fulton Ave.
Roosevelt, NY
Open: Thursday, June 10

MID-HUDSON
Martin Luther King Multi-Purpose Center
110 Bethune Blvd
Spring Valley, NY
Open: Saturday, June 12

The COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker Dashboard is available to update New Yorkers on the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. The New York State Department of Health requires vaccinating facilities to report all COVID-19 vaccine administration data within 24 hours; the vaccine administration data on the dashboard is updated daily to reflect the most up-to-date metrics in the state's vaccination effort.

New Yorkers who suspect fraud in the vaccine distribution process can now call 833-VAX-SCAM (833-829-7226) toll-free or email the state Department of Health at [email protected]. Hotline staff will route complaints to the appropriate investigative agencies to ensure New Yorkers are not being taken advantage of as the State works to vaccinate the entire eligible population.

Contact the Governor’s Press Office

Contact us by phone:

Albany: (518) 474 - 8418
New York City: (212) 681 - 4640

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