YONKERS, NY — May 2, 2021 — New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul came to Yonkers on Thursday, April to thank the New York National Guard troops and health-care workers vaccinating residents against COVID-19 at the Yonkers National Guard Armory. She also delivered an important message to all Yonkers residents, “It’s your turn to walk in and get your vaccine.”
Thursday was the first day that anyone 16 and older could just walk-in for the COVID-19 vaccine, no appointment needed at the Yonkers Armory Mass Vaccination Site and all State run vaccination locations. Assemblyman Nader Sayegh and Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins joined the Lieutenant Governor at the event. Assemblyman Nader Sayegh said, “You can just walk-in and get your shot and your second dose will be scheduled as well. Now, there is no excuse for not getting vaccinated against this life threatening disease.” Public health officials are urging everyone to get vaccinated to protect themselves, their family and friends, and community.
Assemblyman Nader Sayegh is the first Jordanian-American elected to the New York State Legislature. An Assemblyman representing the 90th District of Yonkers, Assemblyman Sayegh is also an attorney and retired educator with over 40 years of experience. Before his election to the New York State Assembly, he served as a Teacher, Adjunct College Professor, Principal, President of Yonkers Public Schools Board of Trustees, and President of the New York State Conference of Big Five School Districts.
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SOURCE: Kerry Donovan | Director of Communications | Assemblyman Nader J. Sayegh, 90th Assembly District
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