Hochul: Updated COVID-19 vaccine to be available in NY in the coming days
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Wednesday that the updated COVID-19 vaccine will be available through New York state in the coming days.
“The vaccine has always been the best way to protect yourself and your community against COVID-19, and this updated vaccine addresses newer strains of the virus that are currently circulating,” Hochul said.
Watch Hochul's COVID-19 briefing below:
The governor said she is requiring that all nursing homes in the state make the new vaccine available to residents.
During a news conference Wednesday morning, Hochul also encouraged New Yorkers to ask their health care provider about other vaccines, including flu and RSV.