COVID-19 Vaccine Now Available To 50 And Older
Beginning today those over the age of 50 can get the COVID-19 vaccine according to Governor Cuomo. The expansion of eligibility comes as New York State officials expect a major increase in its supply of the vaccine. If pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca receives approval for its new COVID-19 vaccine, the supply could go up even more.
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State officials said more than 103,000 doses were administered between Sunday and Monday. Vaccination appointments can be booked at all sites including pharmacies. Click here to get more information on getting a vaccine if you live in Chenango, Delaware or Otsego County.
READ ON: See the States Where People Live the Longest
Stacker used data from the 2020 County Health Rankings to rank every state's average life expectancy from lowest to highest. The 2020 County Health Rankings values were calculated using mortality counts from the 2016-2018 National Center for Health Statistics. The U.S. Census 2019 American Community Survey and America's Health Rankings Senior Report 2019 data were also used to provide demographics on the senior population of each state and the state's rank on senior health care, respectively.
Read on to learn the average life expectancy in each state.