The New York Times reports:
Gov. Kathy Hochul of New York is considering calling in the National Guard and recruiting medical professionals from other states to cover looming staff shortages at hospitals and other facilities as the likelihood grows that tens of thousands of health care workers will not meet the state’s deadlines for mandated vaccinations.
In a statement released on Saturday, the governor’s office said Ms. Hochul was laying plans for an executive order to declare a state of emergency that would “allow qualified health care professionals licensed in other states or countries, recent graduates, retired and formerly practicing health care professionals to practice in New York State.”
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With New York’s vaccine mandate for health care workers set to take effect on Monday, Governor Kathy Hochul is considering calling in the National Guard and recruiting medical professionals from out-of-state to mitigate serious staffing shortages. https://t.co/dCnvYdVJ98
— The New York Times (@nytimes) September 26, 2021