VaxMobile stops at Freeport High School day following FDA’s full approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine

News 12 is told that Long Island’s VaxMobile is already closing in on administering a total of 6,000 vaccine doses in the first four months that they have been in the road.

News 12 Staff

Aug 24, 2021, 7:51 PM

Updated 1,055 days ago

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The VaxMobile made a stop at Freeport High today, hoping that the Food and Drug Administration’s full approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine will create new optimism for people to get vaccinated.
News 12 is told that Long Island’s VaxMobile is already closing in on administering a total of 6,000 vaccine doses in the first four months that they have been in the road.
Vice President of Communications and Development for Mt. Sinai South Nassau Hospital Joe Calderone says they have seen a little bit of an uptick with the FDA’s approval of Pfizer.
He says that they have people coming to them every day that are hesitant about getting the vaccine and have questions.     
“That’s why we have nurses on site,” Calderone says. “These are the people who are medical professionals understand the science and they can talk to people.”
Colleges and companies across the country are starting to require people to get the vaccine and some Long Islanders like John Pawlikowsky says he thinks that everyone should get the shot.
“I wish everybody would get vaccinated already and get it over with,” Pawlikowsky says.
The VaxMobile will be at Elmont High School Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. No appointment is necessary.


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