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  • So I'm here to get my first vaccine.

  • New York City teacher.

  • Sorry.

  • Rosenberg hasn't seen her students in person in nearly a year.

  • But with her first co vid vaccine shot, she is one step closer to some measure of normalcy.

  • You know, it's a first step.

  • I'm not gonna be right away, but the first step to getting back to seeing family and teaching my students in a classroom.

  • Rosenberg, who teaches high school history in Manhattan on Tuesday morning, was among the first teachers in the nation to get the first of a two shot vaccine just days after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made teachers eligible.

  • Yeah, you're gonna hurt.

  • No, you're not.

  • Relax your arm.

  • It's not gonna you're gonna feel.

  • But the lack of a federal blueprint for mass inoculation means across the country.

  • Many teachers, including those in neighboring New Jersey, still don't qualify.

  • When I signed up and it went through and I got the confirmation email, I was sitting over there on my couch on board.

  • I started crying.

  • I've been hopeful that we would get through this at some point, but this felt like a really concrete moment of there.

  • is hope.

  • There is a light at the end of the tunnel in New York City.

  • Some in person education has returned in the public school system, but Rosenberg is still concerned that inoculations alone won't be enough to make classrooms safe.

  • I couldn't live with myself knowing that I lives asymptomatic and passed it on to my students, who then brought it home to their families.

  • Scientists say more data is needed before we know whether individuals who have been vaccinated can still spread the virus.

  • Until then, health officials have urged the public to stick with mask wearing and social distancing even after getting the vaccine.

  • Still, Rosenberg is looking forward to the day when millions of fellow teachers across the nation have all had their shots.

  • I just can't wait until all the teachers were vaccinated.

  • All the school staff and personnel are vaccinated.

So I'm here to get my first vaccine.

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‘I felt emotional’: NY teacher gets COVID shot

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/01/21
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