Gov. Cuomo: There's not enough vaccines to accommodate 7 million New Yorkers that are eligible
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says that there's not enough COVID-19 vaccines to accommodate around 7 million New York state residents that are eligible to receive it.
The state is receiving 300,000 vaccines a week. Dr. Rosanna Perretta, with Urgent Care of New York in Thornwood, says they received 100 doses total so far and aren’t sure when the next shipment is coming.
The urgent care has four locations, and gets between 200 and 300 requests for vaccines per day. Perretta says due to the limits on space and personnel, plus incredibly strict protocol in handling the vaccine - she could only give out 20 vaccines a day.
On the Urgent Care of New York's website, it says, "We do not have an arrival date for our next shipment of vaccine, we are not taking appointments at this time."