MTA To Expand COVID-19 Vaccine Program To New Subway Stations, Citing Early Success


Citing early success with COVID-19 vaccine pop-up websites at subway and prepare stations across the metropolis, the state introduced three new hubs would open on Tuesday. 4 of the preliminary eight areas within the pilot program would additionally proceed to ship photographs.

Governor Andrew Cuomo introduced the extension after 5,701 individuals bought the Johnson & Johnson vaccine through the opening wave of this system, which ran from final Wednesday to Sunday at subway, Metro-North, and Lengthy Island Rail Highway stations. Preliminary knowledge listed by New York Metropolis’s well being division exhibits that 13,400 whole doses of Johnson & Johnson have been administered over this timeframe, that means the subway program accounted for almost half of those photographs.

The pop-up efforts will proceed at the most well-liked hubs to date: Penn Station and Grand Central in Manhattan, East one hundred and eightieth Avenue within the Bronx, and Broadway Junction in Brooklyn. These websites accounted for a complete of three,497 doses between Might twelfth and Might fifteenth, the state stated in a press launch.

In line with the governor, the three expanded websites shall be situated at a hundred and twenty fifth Avenue in Harlem, Sutphin Boulevard/Archer Avenue in Queens and the Lengthy Island Rail Highway’s Hicksville cease.

A map of where the MTA's vaccine program continues through Saturday at East 180th Street in the Bronx, Grand Central Station, Penn Station, and Broadway Junction.


Citing their success, these 4 websites will proceed to have vaccines via Saturday.

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Workplace

Three additional MTA vaccination sites open Tuesday at 125th Street in Harlem, Sutphin Boulevard/Archer Avenue in Queens, and Hicksville's LIRR stop.


Three new websites open Tuesday.

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Workplace

The MTA’s pilot made up about 10% of all town’s vaccinations—first doses and second doses—on its opening day, with vacationers and younger New Yorkers lining up for the photographs. Metropolis officers are engaged on getting younger metropolis residents vaccinated as sign-ups for appointments have waned.

Individuals who get vaccinated obtain a free seven-day MetroCard or round-trip tickets for the LIRR or Metro-North.

“We may have the vaccines within the station,” Cuomo stated Monday throughout a press briefing in Manhattan. “This works, and we’re going to search out extra artistic methods to get individuals to take vaccines.”

Under are the hours for every vaccination station:

  • a hundred and twenty fifth Avenue in Harlem, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • East one hundred and eightieth Avenue within the Bronx, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Grand Central Station in Vanderbilt Corridor, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Penn Station on the thirty fourth Avenue Hall, 3 p.m. to eight p.m.
  • Sutphin Boulevard/Archer Avenue in Queens, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Hicksville – LIRR, 2 p,.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Broadway Junction in Brooklyn, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.