Republicans Have Delayed COVID-19 Vaccinations for NH Children

Contact Name: Marina Altschiller

Phone: (603) 271-3207

Email: marina.altschiller@leg.state.nh.us


CONCORD – Today, during a meeting of the Health and Human Services Oversight Committee, DHHS Commissioner Lori Shibinette informed committee members that COVID-19 vaccines for New Hampshire’s children will be delayed as a result of the Republican members of the Executive Council rejecting $27 million in CDC vaccination funds.


Senator Cindy Rosenwald (D-Nashua) issued the following statement in response:


“Just yesterday, there were new 192 cases of COVID-19 in people under the age of 18. By bowing to the whims of anti-vaccine extremists, the Republican Councilors have prolonged our children's exposure to infection. The Republican members of the Executive Council should be ashamed of themselves.”


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