MTA, Port Authority Workers Must Be Vaccinated By Labor Day Or Face Testing – CBS New York
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New York State transit staff have till Labor Day to get vaccinated or face weekly testing, Gov. Andrew Cuomo introduced Monday.
That applies to Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Port Authority of New York and New Jersey staff.
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Final week, the governor ordered state hospital workers to get vaccinated, with no testing possibility.
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In New York Metropolis, Mayor Bill de Blasio mentioned Monday all new metropolis hires should show they’re vaccinated earlier than they’ll begin their job.
The town additionally began requiring public health care workers to show proof of vaccination or a unfavourable check end result.
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In the meantime, the Connecticut Division of Well being is recommending all residents — vaccinated or not — return to carrying masks in public, indoor areas.