(Spectrum News) A number of groups have been advocating to be added to the state’s vaccination group 1B, but pantry workers say they should have been included from the start.
Pantry workers and volunteers have been deemed essential throughout the pandemic, similar to grocery store employees.
But while grocery workers are eligible for the vaccine, those at food pantries are not. The Food Pantries for the Capital District is asking for that to change.
What You Need To Know
- Food pantry employees and volunteers are considered “essential workers”