Low-wage essential workers are dying at higher rates. Public health measures and vaccine distribution are needed to protect them.
With COVID-19 spreading out of control, it's never been riskier for front-line workers.
If you are a restaurant worker in Washington, D.C., you will be eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccination in February.
The money will let agencies avoid doomsday scenarios of thousands of layoffs and drastic service cuts.
It's up to states to decide if teachers qualify as frontline essential workers, given that they're able to work remotely.
Those who work outside the home must often rely on family or pay for help to supervise kids.
Pilots, bankers, meatpacking plants and teachers all say they should be first for limited doses.
Service reductions would hurt essential workers most. The system is seeking a federal funding bailout.
Over a fifth of essential workers have contemplated suicide, according to a CDC report.