New Yorkers Rush to Get Vaccine After Eligibility Expands
The first of millions of New Yorkers with chronic health conditions lined up to receive the Covid-19 vaccine at sites around the city on Monday, a day after people inundated a state website and call center when they became eligible for the shot.
Four million people with conditions like hypertension and obesity can now receive the vaccine in the state, despite a shortage in supply. Those who were able to make vaccination appointments, like Linda Zucker, 55, a lawyer from New Rochelle, N.Y., were relieved. Ms. Zucker, who said she had survived breast cancer, started trying to book an appointment at midnight on Saturday night, gave up after a while, but succeeded early Sunday morning.
“The end is in sight,” Ms. Zucker said early Monday after getting the first dose of the vaccine at the Jacob K. Javits …continued .
[Source: New York Times]