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More than 10 million total COVID-19 vaccine doses administered across New York

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Mon, Apr 5th 2021 12:40 pm

Nearly 1 in 3 New Yorkers have received at least one dose; nearly 1 in 5 fully vaccinated

Vaccine dashboard updates daily to provide updates on state's vaccine program; go to ny.gov/vaccinetracker

Over the weekend, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced more than 10 million total COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered across New York.

"Our mission to get every New Yorker vaccinated for the COVID virus and to do it equitably has been without precedent – there was no blueprint and no one had even heard of a mass-vaccination site until very recently," Cuomo said. "We reached this 10 million shots milestone thanks to the heroic work of our providers and those who have staffed vaccination sites around the clock to carry out this unprecedented operation. We owe them a huge debt of gratitude. We still have plenty of work ahead of us and, in order to protect the progress we have made and honor the work of our providers, we must continue to take all the basic safety precautions and remain New York tough."

New York's vast distribution network and large population of eligible individuals still far exceed the supply coming from the federal government. Due to limited supply, New Yorkers are encouraged to remain patient and are advised not to show up at vaccination sites without an appointment.

The “Am I Eligible” screening tool has been updated for individuals with comorbidities and underlying conditions with new appointments released on a rolling basis over the next weeks. New Yorkers can use the following to show they are eligible:

√ Doctor's letter, or

√ Medical information evidencing comorbidity, or

√ Signed certification

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