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New York City Launches Effort to Vaccinate Homebound Seniors for COVID-19
New York City Launches Effort to Vaccinate Homebound Seniors for COVID-19

March 8, 2021 By Allie Griffin

New York City launched an effort last week to vaccinate thousands of homebound seniors for COVID-19.

The city is utilizing its supply of the newly-approved Johnson & Johnson vaccine to bring the shot directly to seniors inside their homes.

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is easier to transport because it doesn’t need to be refrigerated at sub-zero temperatures like the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines — and it only requires one shot. Both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines require two doses to be fully effective against the virus.

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Big Plans for Virtual ‘St Pats for All Parade,’ as Covid Forces Celebrations Online

The annual St Pats for All Parade will take place virtually Sunday, a marked contrast to last year’s event that saw a record number of participants march through the streets of Sunnyside and Woodside.

The parade – which celebrates Ireland through a theme of inclusivity and diversity – is now in its 22nd year and organizers have been forced to host the event online due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions.

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