School districts must begin reporting teacher vaccination data to NYSDOH

Craig Ruttle // Associated Press

School districts in New York started collecting teacher vaccination data Wednesday, as part of a new Executive Order issued by Gov. Andrew Cuomo Monday.

Posted: Feb 24, 2021 5:37 PM
Updated: Feb 24, 2021 6:24 PM

School districts in New York started collecting teacher vaccination data Wednesday, as part of a new Executive Order issued by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday.

Teachers are not required to get the vaccine, but if they do, they must let the school know so districts can report the data to the New York State Department of Health. Cuomo says the information is for reporting purposes only.

Schools must send updated reports every Friday moving forward, including the number of teachers vaccinated and the percentage of teachers who taught in person during that week.

Read the full order below:

IN ADDITION, by virtue of the authority vested in me by Section 29-a of Article 2-B of the Executive Law to issue any directive during a disaster emergency necessary to cope with the disaster, I hereby issue the following directives for the period from the date of this Executive Order through March 24, 2021:

  • A teacher employed by a P-12 school (public or non-public) or school district must report that they have received a COVID-19 vaccination to their employing school or school district upon request of the district for purposes of Department of Health reporting only. Nothing contained within this directive shall be read as requiring any teacher to receive the COVID-19 vaccination.
  • Commencing Wednesday February 24, 2021 and every Friday thereafter, every school and school district shall report to the Department of Health, on a weekly basis, in a form and manner to be determined by the Department, the number of completed COVID-19 vaccinations reported in the prior week, as well as the number and percentage of teachers instructing students in-person during the prior week.  Such weekly report shall include any other data elements as the Commissioner of Health determines to be appropriate to track in-person instruction in such schools and school districts.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1942469

Reported Deaths: 50977
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Kings2563999824
Queens2561569457
Suffolk1888053289
Nassau1732163085
Bronx1707686325
New York1284834268
Westchester1232032226
Erie781931671
Richmond685931724
Monroe587741024
Orange44911782
Rockland44823931
Onondaga35149658
Dutchess27142428
Albany23149340
Oneida21095497
Niagara17405331
Broome16957347
Saratoga13944158
Ulster12588240
Schenectady12128189
Rensselaer10359135
Putnam993891
Chautauqua8123131
Chemung6979133
Oswego680590
Ontario661191
Steuben6119141
St. Lawrence607494
Sullivan586468
Cayuga574590
Jefferson534563
Wayne505566
Cattaraugus496679
Genesee4945121
Herkimer4836107
Clinton439131
Madison420185
Tompkins398049
Fulton391085
Livingston389058
Columbia376299
Montgomery3749114
Cortland348260
Warren328855
Tioga327058
Wyoming317450
Allegany310782
Otsego306746
Greene303774
Chenango295672
Washington277955
Orleans267383
Lewis239133
Franklin235112
Delaware206935
Seneca182456
Schoharie147815
Essex147626
Yates108326
Schuyler96913
Hamilton2942
Unassigned17396
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