(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)