Additional New Yorkers eligible for COVID vaccine starting March 17

Additional New Yorkers eligible for COVID vaccine starting March 17

(East Farmingdale, NY)  With every state handling things differently, knowing who is next in line to get a COVID-19 vaccine can become a bit confusing.  On Tuesday, we learned a little bit more about who will be next in line to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in New York, Governor Cuomo announced that starting March 17th, essential worker eligibility will expand.  According to a press release from New York State, beginning March 17, eligible New Yorkers will include public facing government and public employees, not-for-profit workers who provide public-facing services and essential in-person public facing building service workers.  The state says this includes, ” workers such as public works employees, social service and child service caseworkers, government inspectors, sanitation workers, DMV workers, County Clerks, building service workers and election workers – the everyday heroes who have been showing up day in and day out throughout this pandemic.  Read more about New York’s upcoming eligibility expansion, here.

 

Photo: Greg Brennan, a teacher and basketball coach at Southside High School, is vaccinated by nurse Abigail Fromm, at a clinic operated by Mount Sinai South Nassau, Friday, March 5, 2021 in Rockville Centre, N.Y. Brennan received the first of two Moderna COVID-19 vaccines. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)