NYC To Release 8200 Monkeypox Vax Appts Tonight

New York City’s ABC affiliate reports:

New York City plans to release thousands of new appointments Friday night for people at high risk of getting monkeypox – and that continues to be people in the LGBTQIA+ community. The rollout has been rocky.

The multiple websites the city has been using for monkeypox vaccinations have been glitchy and unreliable, leaving people with error messages. So now they are switching to the city’s own website, the same platform used for COVID vaccination appointments.

Starting Friday at 6 p.m. NYC is releasing 8200 first-dose appointment timeslots. Another 4000 doses will be reserved for doctors to make referrals for their patients.

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