Mayor de Blasio and Bronx Elected Officials Tour Coop-City Mass Vaccination Site

 The large community space located in the second floor of the Dreiser Loop shopping center was transformed into a mass vaccination area to administer the new Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to Coop-City residents. 

For the opening Saturday Mayor de Blasio stopped by with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and local Coop-City elected officials to tour, and then hold a pre conference about this new Mass vaccination site in Coop-City. 
During the press conference the Mayor de Blasio said that over fifty people were vaccinated in the few hours the site has been open, and that it is expected that up to one thousand people from the Bronx, a day can be vaccinated there. The mayor thanked Congressman Jamaal Bowman for his help in getting this mass vaccination site up and running. 



Mayor de Blasio gives this woman the thumbs up for getting vaccinated. 

Congressman Jamaal Bowman speaks. Behind (L – R) are Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr,. Health Commissioner Dr. Dave Chokshi, State Senator Jamaal Bailey (behind Dr. Chokshi), Mayor de Blasio, Councilman Kevin Riley (behind the mayor), and  Assemblyman Michael Benedetto.
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. talks of the importance of getting vaccinated, and that he will wait until he is eligible to be vaccinated.

The elected officials with members of the Riverbay Coop-City Board on each end.

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