Now that the state has engaged the Cain Brothers to do “an analysis of the health care market,” we are holding an institution-wide information session on what the governor’s team is telling us and what we’re hearing about his plans.
The COVID-19 vaccination rollout is underway in the United States, and many healthcare workers, nursing home staff and residents who received the vaccine in early January are already getting their second shots. Meanwhile, more essential workers, including teachers, are in the queue for the next round of vaccinations. A town hall held Jan. 12and sponsored by the AFT; the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees; the National Education Association; and the Service Employees International Union gave union members a chance to hear from a panel of the nation’s leading experts on the COVID-19 vaccine. Watch a video of the event, where panelists answered questions on a variety of issues ranging from vaccine safety and efficacy to equitable distribution.