Paterson School District Announces Vaccine Plan For Staff

Public schools in Paterson are rolling out a vaccination plan.

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- Public schools in Paterson, New Jersey are rolling out a vaccination plan. School staff members will receive vaccines starting this weekend at two locations. This follows Governor Murphy's recent decision to add all K through 12th grade school employees to the vaccine eligibility list.

EILEEN F SHAFER: We quickly put a plan together. And our plan is with St. Joe's Medical Center here at [INAUDIBLE] school and is also with Hackensack Meridian Health at the Mega Center at the Meadowlands.

- One teacher who attended today's announcement says she's looking forward to returning to the classroom and calls the vaccine effort a step in the right direction for Paterson schools.