Currently, New York City is in Phase 1A, which means only front line hospital workers and people in nursing homes can be vaccinated.READ MORE: Caught On Video: Community Refrigerator Stolen Off Midwood Street In Broad Daylight
But the governor and the mayor are at odds over the city’s demand to move police ahead in the vaccine line.
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“We were ready to go and do a huge vaccination effort at the Department of Correction and the NYPD,” de Blasio said Thursday. “We were told by the state that they would not allow that.”READ MORE: Gabby Petito's Family Speaks Publicly For 1st Time Since Her Body Was Found: 'We Can't Let Her Name Be Taken In Vain'
“Every police officer is trained to do CPR. That doesn’t make every police officer a health care worker. That’s just silly,” Cuomo said.
The governor’s office says they haven’t even administered the vaccine to 50% of health care workers who want it.
The plan is to make sure they all get dosages before the next phase opens up.MORE NEWS: Caught On Video: Police Say Man Suspected Of Robbing 7 Unsuspecting Seniors In The Bronx
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