CDC Recommends School Staff be Part of Next Phase of COVID-19 Vaccinations (December 30, 2020)

On December 22, 2020, a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advisory committee recommended that teachers, other school support personnel, and child care workers be among the frontline essential workers identified for inclusion in the next phase of COVID-19 vaccinations, alongside first responders, food and grocery store workers, postal employees, and other groups. According to the CDC, the Phase 1b group is expected to include an estimated 49 million people, according to the CDC. To view the committee recommendation, click here.