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Far Rockaway and Southeast Queens Lag Rest of City in Vaccination Rates
Far Rockaway and Southeast Queens Lag Rest of City in Vaccination Rates

June 16, 2021 By Allie Griffin

The sky above the New York Harbor was lit up with a firework display last night marking the milestone that 70 percent of adults across the state have received at least their first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine.

However, not all neighborhoods across the state have a vaccination rate worth celebrating.

Many predominantly Black communities in New York City have much lower vaccination rates than the statewide percentage — including several in Queens.

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