New York could use National Guard to fill ranks of unvaccinated health care workers
New York may lose a large portion of its health care workers once the state’s expanded vaccine mandate takes effect on Monday, but Gov. Kathy Hochul said she’s already got plans to fill the ranks.
Hochul issued a statement on Saturday that said she is prepared to declare a state of emergency to sure up staffing at medical facilities should unvaccinated workers fail to comply with the mandate.
The workforce would be supplemented by health care workers who are licensed to practice in other states or countries, recent graduates and retired...