Paterson, N.J. Teams With Local Pharmacy To Bring Mobile Testing Unit To Front Of City Hall

By CBSNewYork Team PATERSON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Paterson took steps Sunday to fight the rise in COVID-19 cases. The city teamed up with a local pharmacy to put a mobile testing unit in front of City Hall. They also handed out 5,000 KN-95 masks to any residents who needed one. “Our daily infection rate has

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

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