Many more New Yorkers are about to become eligible to get their COVID-19 vaccines.

As the Empire State continues to get as many New Yorkers vaccinated as soon as possible, Governor Cuomo announced on Twitter today that vaccine eligibility is being expanded starting this week.

As of tomorrow Tuesday, March 30th all residents 30 years and older are now eligible and can start making appointments. Starting next Tuesday, April 6th eligibility will open up to everyone 16 or older.

LOOK: Answers to 30 common COVID-19 vaccine questions

While much is still unknown about the coronavirus and the future, what is known is that the currently available vaccines have gone through all three trial phases and are safe and effective. It will be necessary for as many Americans as possible to be vaccinated in order to finally return to some level of pre-pandemic normalcy, and hopefully these 30 answers provided here will help readers get vaccinated as soon they are able.

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.

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