Governor Kathy Hochul: Vaccination Among Healthcare Workers Up In New York

New York Governor Kathy Hochul Releases Data Showing The Effect Of Vaccine Mandate For Healthcare Workers

New York Governor Kathy Hochul has issued a vaccine mandate for healthcare workers in her state. Many of the healthcare workers think the mandate is an infringement on their personal freedom. Even then, the vaccination rate among healthcare workers has gone up. As per the statement from Hochul’s office, ‘Vaccine Rates Increased Considerably Over Last Four Weeks — 92% of Nursing Home Staff Compliant as of Monday Evening, Up from 71%’. Moreover, she said, “This new information shows that holding firm on the vaccine mandate for health care workers is simply the right thing to do to protect our vulnerable family members and loved ones from COVID-19.”

New York Governor Kathy Hochul
Source: The Irish Post

Kathy Hochul Is Pleased That Healthcare Workers Are Getting Vaccinated

Hochul is happy that the healthcare workers are complying with the mandate and taking the vaccine instead of fighting the mandate. Furthermore, she said, “I am pleased to see that health care workers are getting vaccinated to keep New Yorkers safe, and I am continuing to monitor developments and ready to take action to alleviate potential staffing shortage situations in our health care systems.” Hochul promised to keep New Yorkers updated regarding the COVID situation in the state.