PSC members are invited to an online Town Hall with Dr. Jennifer Rosen from the Bureau of Immunization, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Dr. Rosen will discuss the crisis facing the city and the mayor’s plans for fighting the COVID-19 virus. She will answer your questions about the effectiveness and the availability of the vaccine.
There are two scheduled sessions and preregistration is required.
Click here to register for the Vaccine 101 Town Hall on February 9, 12:00 – 1:30 PM.
Click here to register for the Vaccine 101 Town Hall on February 9, 6:00 – 7:30 PM.
PSC leadership continues to press for access to vaccines
The PSC, our statewide affiliate, NYSUT, and our counterpart union at SUNY, have succeeded in getting explicit inclusion of higher ed employees working in person added to the state’s 1B category for priority vaccination. Even though the category is described officially as “instructors and faculty,” the PSC takes the position that all instructional staff working in person—that is, professional staff as well as faculty—are included. If you are working on campus for any period this semester, you are encouraged to seek an appointment. Read more.