By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced plans to start scaling back mass vaccination sites in New York.

With 70% of adult New Yorkers having received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, the state will shift focus to areas with low vaccination rates.

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As part of that effort, the governor announced nine new pop-up vaccination sites that will be located at early voting locations.

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The pop-ups will be in areas where zip code data shows the vaccination rate is lower than the statewide average.

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All sites will be open for walk-ins on a first-come, first-served basis.

CBSNewYork Team