Those who are vaccinated will also have the right to ride for free
Get a free vaccine against coronavirus New York Subway? From this Wednesday, Single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccineIt was announced on Monday that the governor of the state Andrew Cuomo (Andrew Cuomo).
People vaccinated in one of the following Six New York Subway Stations According to the envisaged in the pilot program, they will also be entitled to free travel: a one-week pass in the medium, or purchase a round-trip ticket on the Metropolitan train line.
Between May 12th and 16th, the effectiveness of the plan will be tested. The governor said at a press conference: “We will test” what will happen. He said: “We will see acceptance and adjust if necessary.”
The vaccination schedule will be adjusted according to the frequency of public use of the station, which includes the very central Penn Station and Grand Central Station. Manhattan.
A kind 60% Among the 20 million residents of New York State (Eastern US) Have received at least one dose of vaccine, According to official data. But in New York and other places, the rate of vaccination has slowed down because those who want to get vaccinated have already done so, and the reason for the lack of vaccines is compelling.
In recent weeks, government or private efforts to encourage vaccination have doubled: from free tickets to Beer sports event Or donuts, bouquets for Mother’s Day, or even free seams proposed by the Association to Defend the Decriminalization of Drugs.