By CBSNewYork Team

IRVINGTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — There were efforts in New Jersey and Connecticut to get more people vaccinated Friday.

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy met community members at a pop-up vaccination site at a barber shop in Irvington.

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Their hope is to reduce vaccine hesitancy in communities of color.

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Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont was at the Stafford Motor Speedway, which has partnered with the state to offer COVID vaccines.

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The governor says people who get vaccinated there will also get a free meal.

CBSNewYork Team