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New York City Implementing COVID Vaccine Mandate for Religious, Private School Employees

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- New York City is issuing a COVID vaccine mandate for employees of Catholic schools, yeshivas and other private schools.

Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday workers need to get their first dose by Dec. 20.

The mandate impacts about 56,000 employees at more than 900 schools.

Public school teachers and employees in the city are already required to be vaccinated.

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