PBS NewsHour

New York hospitals, nursing homes brace for staff shortages

Clip: 09/28/2021 | 7m 14s | Video has closed captioning.

New York became the first U.S. state to require all healthcare workers to get a COVID-19 vaccine — or face being fired. And the governor's office reported more than 90% of 450,000 hospital and nursing home staff and other healthcare workers have now received at least one shot. But, as John Yang reports, many hospitals are bracing for staff shortages if they have to lay off unvaccinated workers.

Aired: 09/28/21

Rating: NR

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