Some Health Care Workers Say They Are 'Forgotten' In COVID-19 Vaccination Plans

Many medical personnel who care for COVID-19 patients have struggled to get vaccinated. Clinicians in private practice, those who work for staffing agencies and others who are not directly employed by hospitals or long-term care facilities say they have been overlooked in the vaccine rollout...

From Georgia to California, Pennsylvania to Ohio, New York to Texas, private medical practices — including pediatrician offices and urgent care clinics — say they are in a similar situation. Their clinicians care for COVID-19 patients but are often in line for the vaccine after hospital employees. At times, those in private practice have been in line after hospital administrators and even after those working from home.

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