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Acacia Network Chief Medical Officer Offers Insight On COVID's Impact In The Bronx

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- COVID-19 cases are dropping across New York state, but the Omicron variant continues to impact communities in New York City.

According to the city Department of Health, 81% of adults in the Bronx are fully vaccinated, compared to 84% of adults citywide.

When it comes to children ages 5-17, the health department says 41% of children in the Bronx are fully vaccinated compared to 47% citywide.

CBS2's Dana Tyler spoke about the pandemic's effect on the Bronx with Dr. David Collymore, chief medical officer of the Acacia Network, a nonprofit that provides medical care and housing programs for underserved communities.

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