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'Benefits far outweigh the risk:' NYC doctor urges residents get COVID-19 vaccine

A New York City doctor is urging residents who haven't been vaccinated for COVID-19 to get their shots as the flu season approaches.

News 12 Staff

Oct 1, 2021, 5:06 PM

Updated 990 days ago

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A New York City doctor is urging residents who haven't been vaccinated for COVID-19 to get their shots as the flu season approaches.
Dr. Jonathan Jimenez, of NYC Health + Hospitals, says the “benefits far outweigh the risk” when it comes to getting vaccinated.
"We have seen overall, the vast majority of cases and hospitalizations and deaths have been with people who have not been vaccinated, so we urge people everyone to get vaccinated,” he says.


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