The stats released yesterday by the Health Department show that 10464 (City Island in the Bronx) has the highest vaccination rate, with 25 percent of residents having received both shots ... followed by 11004, which covers the Bellerose, Douglaston and Little Neck neighborhoods in Queens, with 20 percent of the population having been vaccinated.
At the other end: 11208, 11212 and 11368, covering Cypress Hills, East New York, Ocean Hill, Brownsville and Corona, where only about 2 percent of people in those areas have received both shots.
(A note: The data does not include information on how many adults in each ZIP code are eligible for the vaccine under current New York state guidelines.)
Per the Times:
Officials in New York City released new data by ZIP codes ... that they said underscored troubling disparities in the city's vaccination effort, with the share of residents who are fully vaccinated in some wealthier Upper West and East Side ZIP codes, which have high proportions of white residents, reaching up to eight times the rate in parts of predominantly Black neighborhoods like East New York.Said the DOH's First Deputy Commissioner Torian Easterling during a press conference: "The figures published ... show the scale of the challenge in front of us. Just as we've seen, there's a much smaller proportion of vaccines going to Black and Brown New Yorkers. We see these geographic disparities bearing out as well."
As Gothamist noted, Mayor De Blasio "insisted the vaccine program was designed with NYC's historic health disparities in mind, and with enough vaccine doses — he says about a half-million a week — the disparities would be alleviated. But he also faulted vaccine hesitancy and distrust for exacerbating the gaps in who is getting vaccinated."
Meanwhile, how do East Village and Lower East Side ZIP codes stack up?
Here's a look at the data... 4 percent of adults in 10002 have been fully vaccinated... followed by 5 percent in 10003 ... and 5 percent in 10009...