April 2, 2021
Albany, NY

Governor Cuomo Announces 18 Community-Based Pop-Up Vaccination Sites Coming Online Over the Next Week to Vaccinate 8,500 New Yorkers

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Governor Cuomo Announces 18 Community-Based Pop-Up Vaccination Sites Coming Online Over the Next Week to Vaccinate 8,500 New Yorkers
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Bolstering State's Commitment to Ensuring Fairness and Equity in Vaccine Distribution Process

Community-Based 'Pop Up' Vaccination Sites Have Enabled More Than 69,000 New Yorkers to Receive First Dosage of Vaccine

Host Sites and Partner Providers Conduct Outreach Within Their Communities and Work with Community Leaders and Organizations to Identify Eligible New Yorkers and Schedule Vaccination Appointments

Vaccinations Are By Appointment Only; No Walk-ins

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced 18 community-based pop-up vaccination sites are coming online over the next week at houses of worship, community centers and gathering spaces as well as local businesses. These sites are expected to vaccinate 8,500 people throughout the week. Since January 15, more than 180 community-based pop-up sites have administered more than 69,000 first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. As has been the case with previous pop-up sites, these sites will be re-established in three weeks to administer second doses if necessary. Vaccinations are by appointment only and walk-ins are not allowed.

"We are continuing to set up community-based pop-up sites across our state because we remain committed to making sure the vaccine is accessible for all New Yorkers," Governor Cuomo said. "These sites have allowed us to reach our hard-hit communities and to address the skepticism around the vaccine, and they have been instrumental in making the vaccine distribution more equitable. Our collaboration with local leaders and organizations is proof of just how important these voices are in their respective communities, and we will continue to work with them until every New Yorker has access to the vaccine."

The establishment of many of these vaccination sites was made possible through partnerships with multiple public and private health care providers. Host sites and partner providers conduct outreach within their communities and work with community leaders and organizations to identify eligible New Yorkers and schedule vaccination appointments. The 18 sites being established over the next week are located at the addresses below:

NEW YORK CITY
Starling Diagnostics
1480 East Avenue
Bronx, NY
Open: Friday, April 2 through Saturday, April 3, 9AM-5PM

United Palace
4140 Broadway
New York, NY
Open: Friday, April 2, 9AM-5PM

Memorial Baptist Church
141 W 115th Street
New York, NY
Open: Saturday, April 3, 9AM-5PM

Albanian Islamic Cultural Center
307 Victory Blvd
Staten Island, NY
Open: Thursday, April 8, 9AM-7PM

Evangelical Crusade of Fishers of Men Church
557 E 31st Street
Brooklyn, NY
Open: Thursday, April 8 through Friday, April 9, 9AM-5PM

LONG ISLAND
Patchogue YMCA
255 W. Main Street
Patchogue, NY
Open: Tuesday, April 6, 9AM-2PM and Thursday, April 8, 9AM-2PM

Temple Beth El of Great Neck
5 Old Mill Road
Great Neck, NY
Open: Tuesday, April 6, 9AM-5PM

Unkechaug Tribal Nation
151 Poospatuck Lane
Mastic, NY
Open: Friday, April 2, 2PM-6PM

HUDSON VALLEY
New Rochelle Public Library
1 Library Plaza
New Rochelle, NY
Open: Thursday, April 1 through Saturday, April 3, 9AM-5PM

Greenburgh Neighborhood Health Center
295 Knollwood Road
Greenburgh, NY
Open: Saturday, April 3, 9AM-5PM

CENTRAL NEW YORK
Boys and Girls Club Hamilton Street
201 Hamilton Street
Syracuse, NY
Open: Wednesday, April 7, 9AM-3PM

FINGER LAKES
University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY
Open: Friday, April 2 through Wednesday, April 7, 10AM-4PM **all appointments at this site have been filled**

Oak Orchard Community Health Center
300 West Avenue
Brockport, NY
Open: Saturday, April 3, 10AM-4PM **all appointments at this site have been filled**

Father Tracy Advocacy Center
821 N. Clinton Avenue
Rochester, NY
Open: Tuesday, April 6, 10AM-4PM **all appointments at this site have been filled**

St. Joseph Center
417 South Avenue
Rochester, NY
Open: Wednesday, April 7, 10AM-4PM **all appointments at this site have been filled**

WESTERN NEW YORK
Pilgrim Baptist Church
665 Michigan Avenue
Buffalo, NY
Open: Tuesday, April 6, 9AM-4PM **all appointments at this site have been filled**

Native Pride Travel Plaza
11359 Southwestern Blvd.
Irving, NY
Open: Wednesday, April 7, 10AM-3PM

Gowanda Fire Hall
230 Aldrich Street
Gowanda, NY
Open: Wednesday, April 7, 10AM-2PM

This continued development of community-based 'pop up' vaccination sites furthers Governor Cuomo's mandate of ensuring the fair and equitable distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. In late 2020, the Governor announced the launch of New York's Vaccine Equity Task Force chaired by Secretary of State Rossana Rosado, Urban League President & CEO Marc Morial, and HealthfirstPresident & CEO Pat Wang. Since its establishment, the Task Force has continued work to ensure vulnerable and underserved communities are not left behind by breaking down the barriers to vaccination and ensuring there is equitable distribution of the vaccine across the state.

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