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For Immediate Release: 1/31/2021
GOVERNOR ANDREW M. CUOMO
STATEMENT FROM SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNOR MELISSA DEROSA ON MONDAY VACCINE APPOINTMENT POSTPONEMENTS AT MULTIPLE SITES THROUGHOUT DOWNSTATE NEW YORK FOR SAFETY DUE TO WINTER STORMS
Postponements at State-Run Mass Vaccination Sites Include SUNY Stony Brook, Jones Beach, Aqueduct Racetrack, the Javits Center and Westchester County Center
'Pop-Up' Community Vaccination Sites Also Postponed at the Bartow Community Center, Bronx River Addition, Latino Pastoral Action Center and Edenwald Houses in the Bronx, as well as at Cornerstone Baptist Church and God's Battalion of Prayer Church in Brooklyn
"Due to the expected impacts from the impending Nor'Easter, we are rescheduling vaccine appointments at: SUNY Stony Brook, Jones Beach, Aqueduct Racetrack, the Javits Center, and the Westchester County Center. Every New Yorker with appointments at these sites scheduled for tomorrow will receive an email or text message rescheduling their vaccination for later this week.
"Additionally, the six pop-up vaccination sites planned for tomorrow in the Bronx and Brooklyn are all being rescheduled for Wednesday, February 3. This includes the sites at the Bartow Community Center, the Bronx River Addition, the Latino Pastoral Action Center and the Edenwald Houses in the Bronx, as well as the sites planned for Cornerstone Baptist Church and God's Battalion of Prayer Church in Brooklyn. Our partner, SOMOS Community Care manages scheduling for those sites and will also be directly contacting those New Yorkers with appointments to inform them of the change.
"We ask all New Yorkers to monitor the weather and stay off the roads tomorrow so our crews and first responders can safely do their jobs."