Mayor Gloria: We Need Schools to Reopen
MAYOR GLORIA REACTS TO GOVERNORS ANNOUNCEMENT ON TEACHER VACCINATIONS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday,February 19, 2021
SAN DIEGO Following his call last week for the State to prioritize vaccines for teachers andto providea clear strategy to reopen schools safely, Mayor Todd Gloria issued this statement about Governor Newsoms announcement today:
Todays news stressesthe urgency from Governor Newsom to prioritize children by getting teachers vaccinated and providing guidelines for youth sports.
Im calling on schooldistrictsto provide clear, specific timelineson getting kids back in the classroom.We need schools to reopen.
Mayor Gloria is working closely withlocal schooldistrictson vaccination plans.
On Feb. 10, Mayor Gloriajoined a bipartisan group of big cityCaliforniamayors to call on the State to prioritize vaccines for school employees.