As Many as 50,000 Home Health Care Workers in New York May Be Fired Over Their Refusal to Get the Covid-19 Vaccine as the State’s New Mandate Goes Into Effect

Tens of thousands of home healthcare workers in New York who refuse to get a COVID-19 vaccine are facing being fired as the state’s new mandate goes into effect on Friday.

About 250,000 people who work at assisted living homes, hospice care, treatment centers and AIDS home care programs, have until midnight to prove they have received at least one dose of the vaccine or risk termination.

Some industry representatives say as many as one in five still haven’t gotten their first shot – meaning 50,000 could lose their jobs.

The mandate, put in place by Gov Kathy Hochul, comes on top of another mandate, implemented last month, that covered hospital and nursing home workers.

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Source: Daily Mail