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CDC Gives Meat and Poultry Workers High Priority for COVID-19 Vaccination

Following letters and appeals from the Meat Institute and other food industry groups, the CDC moves food industry workers closer to the top of the list.

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According to federal guidance approved by the Centers for Disease Control’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Priority, frontline meat and poultry workers should be among the first to receive COVID-19 vaccinations, following inoculations of healthcare workers and long-term care facility residents and staff.

Meat Institute President and CEO Julie Anna Potts is urging state governments to follow the decision.


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