It is essential that New Yorkers with I/DD be prioritized in an equitable plan for the distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Governor Cuomo and the NYS Department of Health need to ensure that people with I/DD served in New York’s residential programs, and the Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) who support them, are included in Phase 1 of New York’s COVID-19 vaccination plan.
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