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COVID vaccines have been delayed for NYPD: sources

COVID vaccines have been delayed for NYPD: sources
In a Monday memo, Detectives’ Endowment Association President Paul DiGiacomo reported the NYPD hasn’t gotten enough doses of the Moderna vaccine from state officials to start administering the shots.

New York City firefighter emergency medical services personnel were vaccinated against COVID-19 at the FDNY Fire Academy in New York on Dec.New York City police officers will have to wait.” [More New York] Police shoot man in leg in tense Brooklyn confrontation: cops p The NYPD didn’t immediately return a request for comment Monday.In a Monday memo, Detectives’ Endowment Association President Paul DiGiacomo reported the NYPD hasn’t gotten enough doses of the Moderna vaccine from state officials to start administering the shots.

The department had planned to offer all cops and civilian members — including traffic enforcement and school safety agents — the Moderna vaccine at three locations across the city, according to sources and an internal memo obtained by The News.DiGiacomo told the News Monday night that he’s confirmed the delay through NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea’s office as well as by the department’s Medical Division, which would administer the shots.

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