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“Vax to the Movies”: New York launches pop-up coronavirus vaccine site in theaters

New York City (WABC)-Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York City announced on Wednesday the launch of the “Vax to the Movies” initiative to open a pop-up COVID vaccine site outside the cinema.

“There will be vaccination sites everywhere where you can get vaccinated or go in and enjoy the movies right outside the cinema,” he said. “These mobile pop-up sites have proved to be some of the most successful vaccination efforts we have made.”

Starting this weekend, movie patrons will be vaccinated at the following theaters.

–AMC Magic Johnson Harlem
-Regal Union Square
-Concourse Plaza Multiplex Cinema
-Regal UA Sheepshead Bay
-Regal A Kaufman Astoria
-Regal Bricktown Charleston

“A great movie will be shown,” said De Blasio. “I know many of us are excited. James Bond is back. You can go see him at the cinema. Vaccinated, received a $ 100 incentive, You can go to the movies. You can buy it for $ 100. You are a lot of popcorn. “

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The city has also been in the first month of the Key 2 NYC initiative, which requires vaccination certification for most indoor activities, including theaters, restaurants and gyms.

De Blasio said only 15 violations were made during the first month.

He said the city visited more than 50,000 businesses, supported thousands more, and conducted more than 31,000 inspections.

Meanwhile, the city’s vaccination rate increased by 9% and in the 18-34 year old group increased by 13%.

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