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Police unions criticize COVID vaccine delays for cops

Police unions criticize COVID vaccine delays for cops
NYPD members were expecting to get the Moderna vaccine as early as Tuesday, but learned of the delay Monday night.

(John Minchillo/AP) “Right now, of course, the first focus has been on frontline health care workers and on folks in nursing homes and who work in nursing homes, and that’s the right priority,” de Blasio said.We are still in the middle of Phase 1-A, which includes frontline health care workers, nursing homes and certain congregate care settings,” state health department spokesman Gary Holmes said.” [More New York] Man, 26, shot to death on Bronx streetcorner p “We cover every part of the front line: from hospitals and housing complexes to the corner store.[More New York] Man, 26, shot to death on Bronx streetcorner p “As we work through the pandemic, elected officials continue their anti-police campaigns, and cannot muster the political courage to do what is right for the police,” he said.

Mayor de Blasio said the city health department was “waiting for .State health officials, however, said police officers were still on track to get their shots as part of Phase 1-B of the vaccine rollout.

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