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N.Y. AG probes Brooklyn health network accused of violating COVID vaccine rules

N.Y. AG probes Brooklyn health network accused of violating COVID vaccine rules
James’ announcement came on the heels of New York State Police saying it had also opened a criminal investigation into ParCare, which serves predominantly Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods across Brooklyn and upstate Orange County.

” James’ announcement came on the heels of New York State Police saying it had also opened a criminal investigation into ParCare.In announcing the State Police probe on Saturday, New York Health Commissioner Howard Zucker said ParCare’s practices may amount to fraud.Most Read “We take this very seriously and DOH will be assisting State Police in a criminal investigation into this matter,” Zucker said.New York Attorney General Letitia James is launching an investigation into a Brooklyn-based health care network that publicly boasted about doling out coronavirus vaccine shots on a “first come, first serve basis” in apparent violation of the state’s restrictions on inoculations.

A man walks past a sign advertising the services of ParCare Community Health Care Network on Sunday in front of the company's facility in Williamburg, Brooklyn.(Obtained by Daily News) Schlesinger’s claims run counter to federal and state directives that shots should as of now only be administered to high-risk health care workers, nursing home residents and staff because of supply shortages.

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