NJ Spotlight News

Staffers in NJ nursing homes still resist COVID-19 vaccine

Clip: 08/25/2021 | 4m 12s | Video has closed captioning.

“That light at the end of the tunnel? It now looks like a freight train heading in our direction,” is how Laurie Brewer, New Jersey’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman, describes the threat of resurgent COVID-19 cases, which have triggered lockdowns and restrictions on visits at 124 long-term care facilities in the state even as 25% of staff there continue to resist being vaccinated against the disease.

Aired: 08/25/21

Rating: NR

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