New York eyes law making COVID-19 vaccination mandatory

New York eyes law making COVID-19 vaccination mandatory
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[Ed. – Broad discretion to impose a new mandate — without prior definition of criteria — awarded to public health officials.  That should go over well.]

New York lawmaker has proposed mandating vaccination against COVID-19 if not enough residents voluntarily get the shot once it is available.

Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal, who represents parts of Manhattan’s West Side, earlier this month introduced a bill that would require the state to “safely and effectively” distribute an FDA-approved vaccine “in accordance with the department [of health]’s COVID-19 vaccination administration program,” according to the language of the legislation.

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Once the vaccination program has been rolled out for a while, the Department of Health would have the authority to “mandate vaccination” to anyone who can “safely receive the vaccine” if public health officials see that New Yorkers aren’t developing “sufficient immunity from COVID-19.”

The bill doesn’t define “sufficient immunity,” so presumably public health officials would have to set that benchmark.

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