CDC Says Nursing Homes, Health Care Workers Should Get COVID-19 Vaccine First

Among the first would be health care workers and residents of long-term care facilities.

CDC Says Nursing Homes, Health Care Workers Should Get COVID-19 Vaccine First
FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2020, file photo, Dr. Rafik Abdou checks on a COVID-19 patient at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in the Mission Hills section of Los Angeles. Across the U.S., the surge has swamped hospitals with patients and left nurses and other health care workers shorthanded and burned out. Jae C. Hong, File / AP Photo
CDC Says Nursing Homes, Health Care Workers Should Get COVID-19 Vaccine First
FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2020, file photo, Dr. Rafik Abdou checks on a COVID-19 patient at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in the Mission Hills section of Los Angeles. Across the U.S., the surge has swamped hospitals with patients and left nurses and other health care workers shorthanded and burned out. Jae C. Hong, File / AP Photo

CDC Says Nursing Homes, Health Care Workers Should Get COVID-19 Vaccine First

Among the first would be health care workers and residents of long-term care facilities.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending that nursing home employees and residents be the first to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, along with other health care workers. Reset checks in with health reporter David Lim for the details.

GUEST: David Lim, health care reporter at Politico