V-DAY: NYC Vax Mandate Goes Into Effect Tonight, 25% of NYPD Could Be Forced Out

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s vaccine mandate kicks-in this evening for tens of thousands of public employees in the Big Apple, with some saying the new rules could cripple New York’s ability to respond to emergencies and other threats.

New York City’s first responders are grappling with a potential new reality as a result of the city-issued vaccine mandate, with the fire department revealing it will need to close as much as 20% of its fire companies and will have 20% fewer ambulances to run calls,” reports Fox News.

“The Fire Department of New York (FDNY) announced the potential shortages on Wednesday when the New York Police Department (NYPD) was also pushing for more employee vaccinations as the mandate deadline looms,” adds the website.

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