NJ restaurant staffers want COVID-19 vaccine priority, cite high-exposure jobs

Restaurant workers in New York are now eligible for vaccination

Restaurant workers in New York, considered among those at high risk for exposure to the coronavirus, are now eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination. But that’s not the case in New Jersey, where advocates argue for prioritizing such workers for early vaccination.

Apart from public health considerations, they say it would help to rescue an industry that has been decimated by COVID-19-related restrictions. Senior Correspondent Brenda Flanagan reports.