Paterson Says Grassroots Community Outreach Was Key To Achieving Highest Vaccination Rate In New Jersey

By CBSNewYork Team PATERSON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — With many cities struggling to get their populations vaccinated, Paterson, New Jersey is among the places in our area seeing great success. Officials say the city has the highest rate of vaccination in the state, and they attribute that to the city’s grassroots efforts to get out into

Paterson, N.J. Mayor Andre Sayegh Making Bold Moves To Address Racial Disparities In COVID Vaccinations

By Hazel Sanchez PATERSON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – New data shows the vaccination rates for Black and brown Americans are dramatically lower than white Americans – specifically Black men. But Paterson‘s mayor is making a bold move to change that in his city. Jerry Lee of Paterson, who’s Black, has received his first and second shot

Giving Back: The New Jersey Centers of Physical Therapy Donates 3,000 N95 Masks

By ELIZABETH MANKO RIVERDALE, NJ - Dr. Ben Burton (CEO and founder) of The New Jersey Centers of Physical Therapy has made this year’s company’s mission to help protect and provide PPE to those in need. Earlier this year, PPE and mask donations were donated to two nursing homes, five essential support departments, two community

COVID-19 vaccinations are coming to Paterson. Here’s what you need to know | Sayegh

Andre Sayegh Special to the USA TODAY Network In April, the possibility of having a vaccine for COVD-19 by December seemed like wishful thinking. While we waited, we continued to work on suppressing the spread of the virus especially through our nationally-renowned contact tracing program. Thankfully, hope is on the horizon and I am proud

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