They rallied outside PS 32 in Great Kills.READ MORE: Vaccine Mandate For NYC Teachers, Department Of Education Workers Put On Hold By Federal Judge
They say it should be up to parents if their child wears a mask in schools starting in September.READ MORE: Gabby Petito's Father Announces Creation Of Gabby Petito Foundation Ahead Of Public Memorial Service
“I’m pro-vaccine. I’m against vaccine mandates,” said City Council member Joe Borelli.
“I want to have this option for my child. I want him in the most comfortable school environment,” said one parent. “They’re anxious. They’re confused. We can’t make them understand if we don’t understand, and nothing is there telling us why they have to wear masks in school. They’re being socially distanced anyway.”MORE NEWS: Gov. Kathy Hochul Increases Pressure On COVID Vaccine Holdouts As Deadline For Health Care Workers Approaches