Can New York Speed Up the Vaccine Rollout?

In an effort to speed up the rollout, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo threatened penalties for hospitals that don’t pick up the pace, and allowed more groups of health care workers to get the vaccine.

Here’s what you need to know:

Mr. Cuomo is compelling hospitals to speed up vaccinations.

The governor was under mounting pressure to overhaul the state’s vaccine distribution. He warned that hospitals may face fines up to $100,000 and may not receive future shipments if they do not use their allocated doses faster.

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Alternate-side parking : In effect today. Suspended tomorrow for Three Kings Day. Pool photo by Shannon Stapleton But the only way to close this chapter — vaccinating millions of New Yorkers — is going […]

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