NYC Subway Stations Offering COVID Vaccines Because That Seems Sanitary

Platform at the Columbus Circle subway station in New York City

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If you’re in need of a COVID-19 vaccination and have the desire to get one, New York City is opening up more locations to help you out.

Beginning today, Wednesday, May 12, six subway stations will be offering COVID-19 vaccinations at pop-up sites.

The vaccination being offered is the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

The vaccination pop-ups will be open from Wednesday through Sunday and those who receive their dose will receive a free seven-day MetroCard pass.

“Get a shot, and take a free ride on the MTA,’” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said said when announcing the opening of the spots. “You are walking into the subway station anyway. You are walking past the vaccination site. It’s a one-shot vaccination.”

From the New York Post:

The walk-up vaccines will be offered at Penn Station from 3 to 8 p.m.; Grand Central Terminal from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Broadway Junction from 3 to 8 p.m.; 179th Street in Jamaica, Queens from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and East 180th Street in The Bronx, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

So… who is brave enough to try?

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