Third time’s the charm!
New York City will start providing the vaccine to NYPD officers starting Monday — as the state opens up eligibility to the next priority group.
The department’s medical division will start puttinng shots in arms at Randall’s Island, Rodman’s Neck, Floyd Bennett Field, the Police Academy and the 121 Precinct station house between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m., according to a Finest message sent out to the force.
Commands will let cops know when they can get the vaccine, the messages adds.
The announcement comes two days after Gov. Andrew Cuomo shut down City Hall’s attempt to move cops up in line by labeling them as medical first responders.
In December, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said cops would be eligible for the vaccine but state supply delayed the rollout.
Shea tested positive for the pandemic bug Friday morning, officials said. Nearly 500 cops have already contracted COVID in 2021, police officials said.
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