Vaccine

Covid Vaccination Hub at Essex Crossing Closes on Sunday

Posted February 18, 2022 at 5:07 am

The mass community vaccination site at Essex Crossing is winding down operations this weekend. Sunday is the last day of operation for the Covid-19 vaccine center at 244 Broome Street. Those folks needing the jab can do so between 10:00am and 6:00pm. The Lower East Side hub began inoculating the community exactly a year ago, […]

The Benefits of Pop-up Vaccine Sites in Ethnic Enclaves like Chinatown

Posted April 1, 2021 at 5:02 am

The state last week brought a pop-up vaccine site in the heart of Chinatown, which was well received by the community. Last Wednesday (March 24), Lieutenant Governor Kathy Holchul announced hundreds of coronavirus vaccine doses would be made available to Chinatown residents and surrounding areas. Queues for appointments formed almost immediately at the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent […]

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Essex Crossing has a COVID-19 Vaccine Site

Last modified March 25, 2021 at 9:49 pm

An enormous, vacant commercial storefront at Essex Crossing is now COVID-19 vaccination site. The ground floor of 244 Broome Street, the fourteen-story condo building that also houses the International Center of Photography and the Gutter bowling alley, was recently transformed to administer doses of the coronavirus vaccine. Lines that snake around the block are a […]

Cuomo Announces New Pop-up Vaccine Centers, with 3 on the Lower East Side

Posted February 10, 2021 at 5:05 am

Governor Cuomo announced yesterday that eleven community-based pop-up vaccination sites are opening this week at community centers, public housing complexes and cultural centers. Three of the four new Manhattan dispensaries are located on the Lower East Side. These small centers are expected to vaccinate more than 3,100 people against coronavirus throughout the week, with more sites coming online […]

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