COVID-19 vaccine mandate issued for NYC Public Schools employees

The district's workers will need to provide proof of their first dose by Sept. 27.
A medical professional fills a syringe with a COVID-19 vaccine.
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All New York City Department of Education employees will need to be vaccinated for COVID-19 under a new mandate issued by the city.

Employees of the nation's largest school district will need to provide proof of receiving their first dose by Sept. 27, 2021.

School districts in other major cities, such as Chicago, have also introduced COVID-19 vaccine mandates for their employees.



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