New York offering incentives at pop-up vaccination sites

Incentives like free seven-day MetroCards and event tickets will be offered to New Yorkers at pop-up vaccination sites located in a number of subway and train stations.
1:52 | 05/11/21

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A free round trip ticket on metro north or the Long Island railroad that's the incentive for writers to get the what goes Johnson & Johnson vaccine. At a pop up vaccination site here at the us sitting train station in Westchester or the Hempstead station in Nassau County. What's the key is supercharged incarceration ranked. Eliminate the excuses. Increase access. And to the dark will communicate the tracks the pop up site to open for five straight days beginning on Wednesday. A half dozen other major transit hubs including Penn Station and Grand Central Terminal will also host pop up sites. Get your vaccine at one of these locations and you'll get a free seven day metro card. Transit officials will monitor the success to the pilot program and make any adjustments along the way. We're at a pivotal point for the city the subway is reopening 24/7 as the governor has announced. Curfews for bars and restaurants are being eliminated. And we just hit in new ridership milestone on the subways. We've focused on high traffic sites where we can vaccinated many customers and employees employees are eligible for lose two. First come first serve basis. New York City has its own incentive plan to get more people vaccinated mayor bill to block you this morning promised more details in the coming days but said those who haven't been vaccinated. Can get their shot. Along with something else free tickets to some of New York's most iconic attractions such as the New York Botanical Garden the New York City aquarium. The bronze dote and events at Lincoln Center. And this point on they'll be many many opportunities. To get great great prizes when you get vaccinated and we want people to know it's time. And it's going to just make it so much better for everyone else to.

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