ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – The COVID-19 vaccination distribution has been off to a slow start, and according to Governor Andrew Cuomo, this is due to a limited supply.
As many of us wait to receive the coronavirus vaccine, hospitals are continuing to administer their allotments to those on the front lines of the pandemic.
Governor Cuomo is threatening to fine hospitals if they don’t use their allotment of the COVID-19 vaccine quick enough.
In order for the state to go into phase 1B, Governor Andrew Cuomo musts deems that the state has vaccinated enough healthcare workers in phase 1A.
A date for phase 1B has not yet been announced, which will include essential workers and people 75 and older.