New York May Use The National Guard To Replace Unvaccinated Health Care Workers

A view of the entrance to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City on May 14, 2020. Hospital and nursing home workers across New York are required to have at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by Monday, prompting concerns over noncompliance and potential staffing shortages.

The state’s vaccine mandate for hospital and nursing home workers takes effect on Monday, and officials are bracing for staffing shortages. Gov. Kathy Hochul has announced a plan for filling them.

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