Brooklyn neighborhood throws vaccination block party

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A community in Brooklyn threw a vaccination block party on Thursday night.

Bethany Baptist Church and the National Action Network teamed up with the NYPD to boost vaccination rates in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

Organizers say such block parties are a key way to raise vaccination rates in certain neighborhoods.

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