Google and Hudson Guild partner up to launch new NYC vaccination site
A new partnership between Google and Hudson Guild is working to get even more COVID-19 vaccines in the arms of New Yorkers.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tueday that a vaccination site will be opening next week at the Fulton Community Center in Manhattan that will prioritizing those in public housing.
De Blasio praised the partnership as well as stressed the importance of accessibility to the vaccine.
"That's wonderful unto itself that Google is making a priority of helping public housing residents, some of the folks who've been most vulnerable to coronavirus. I want to express my appreciation for that. Also Google is committing $1 million to help the city to advertise the new vaccination sites that we keep bringing out, that we are doing more and more with the grassroots. This is going to be crucial. More and more grassroots vaccination sites means more and more New Yorkers who feel comfortable getting vaccinated, easier places for people to get to, Google is going to help us get the word out," de Blasio said.
The new vaccination site will be open Tuesday through Saturday and is expected to offer more than 200 appointments per day.
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