Medical Society Supports Gov’s Plans for State COVID-19 Mandate for School-Aged Children
For Immediate Release
December 21, 2021
Medical Society Supports Gov’s Plans for State COVID-19 Mandate for
Statement Attributable to:
Joseph R. Sellers, MD, FAAP, FACP
President, Medical Society of the State of New York
“In recent press interviews, Governor Hochul said she plans to seek approval from the NYS Legislature to require COVID-19 vaccines for all school-aged children. The Medical Society of the State of New York supports the Governor in her efforts and supports mandatory COVID-19 vaccination among all school-aged children.
“Vaccinating our school-aged children is yet another step towards getting this pandemic under control. We once again encourage school-aged children to get vaccinated and adults to get vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19.”
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