A winter storm warning is in effect for Long Island, New York City and other parts of the Tri-State Area as snow is expected to start early Sunday morning and last through the early evening.READ MORE: New York City Workers Must Be Vaccinated By Sept. 13 Or Face Weekly Testing, Mayor Says
Up to eight inches is possible in some parts.
In New York, the following state-run testing sites will suspend operations Sunday:
- Glen Island in New Rochelle
- Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens
- Bronx Bay Plaza and Lehman College in the Bronx
- Jones Beach and Stony Brook on Long Island
- Seaview Avenue on Staten Island
- Fountain Avenue in Brooklyn
Additionally, the following pop-up vaccination sites in New York City will be postponed and rescheduled for later in the week:
- Abyssinian Baptist Church
- Mt. Carmel Baptist Church
- Castle Hill Houses
- Marble Hill Houses
- First Baptist Church of Corona
- United Revival Mennonite Church
Anyone who had an appointment at one of the pop-up sites will be contacted by the host site or partner providers SOMOS Community Care and Northwell Health.
“If you have an appointment, you will not lose your spot, and we ask everyone who did have an appointment for tomorrow to not show up to these sites today and to remain patient,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a statement.
- New York State book online here or call 1-833-NYS-4-VAX
- New York City book online here or call 877-VAX-4NYC
- Nassau County more info here
- Suffolk County more info here
- Westchester County more info here
- New Jersey book online here or call 1-855-568-0545
- Connecticut book online here
The vaccination site at Christian Cultural Center is also canceling operations on Sunday.
Vaccinations will continue as scheduled at the Westchester County Center, Yankee Stadium and Javits Center, as well as the remaining state-run mass vaccination sites throughout upstate New York.READ MORE: Police: Woman Sexually Assaulted, Robbed After Being Thrown Down Stairs In Williamsburg
The Rockland County Department of Health is also closing its COVID clinic, which was scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.
The department says anyone who has an appointment for Sunday can get their shot at their convenience from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday. Anyone who cannot make it on Monday should call the county’s COVID-19 hotline at 845-238-1956 to cancel.
Vaccination mega-sites in New Jersey also plan to close Sunday and have rescheduled appointments for later in the week. The closures affect sites in Burlington County, Middlesex County and Morris County.
VACCINE MEGA-SITE UPDATE:
Due to weather forecasts, the following mega-sites will be CLOSED tomorrow:
➡️Burlington County: Appointments will be moved to 2/8, 2/9, and 2/10
➡️Middlesex County: Appointments will be moved to 2/13
➡️Morris County: Appointments will be moved to 2/10
— Governor Phil Murphy (@GovMurphy) February 6, 2021
Individual health care providers will reach out to patients to reschedule appointments.
Gov. Phil Murphy says mega-sites in Atlantic County, Bergen County and Gloucester County will remain open.MORE NEWS: New York City Begins Offering COVID Vaccine To Students, Parents & Staff At Summer Rising Sites
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