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New vaccine mandate DOES NOT include private dental practices

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announces vaccine mandate for all healthcare workers in New York State. This does not include private dental practices.

According to an August 16, 2021 press release, "Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced today that all healthcare workers in New York State, including staff athospitals and long-term care facilities (LTCF), including nursing homes, adult care, and other congregate care settings, will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Monday, September 27.The State Department of Health will issue Section 16 Ordersrequiring all hospital,LTCF,and nursing homes to develop and implement a policy mandating employee vaccinations, with limitedexceptionsfor those withreligious ormedical reasons."

The new vaccine mandate does not include private dental practices. 

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