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New York considers using National Guard to replace tens of thousands of healthcare workers

• Daily Mail

-New York Governor Kathy Hochul might ask help from the National Guard to fill in with hospital staff shortages to replace unvaccinated healthcare workers

-Hochul, who was speaking at a Sunday service in New York City, said she also considering recruiting out-of-state healthcare workers to manage the crisis

-Thousands of hospital workers are facing the possibility of losing the jobs for not meeting the Big Apple's Monday deadline for mandated COVID-19 vaccination

-Some 16 percent of the state's 450,000 hospital staff, or roughly 72,000 workers, have not been fully vaccinated, the governor's office said.

New York Governor Kathy Hochul is considering employing the National Guard and out-of-state medical workers to fill hospital staffing shortages with tens of thousands of workers possibly losing their jobs for not meeting a Monday deadline for mandated COVID-19 vaccination.