“I applaud the Biden Administration’s leadership throughout the pandemic, and we look forward to coming together again with our neighbors to the north.” – Brian Higgins, U.S. Democratic Congressman for the Buffalo and Niagara Falls, New York area
A News Release from the Buffalo, New York Office of U.S. Congressman Brian Higgins
Posted June 17th, 2021 on Niagara At Large
Buffalo, New York – Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) applauded action by President Biden to send one million doses of the Moderna COVID vaccine to Canada.
Higgins said, “Both the United States and Canada have made tremendous progress in fighting COVID in a short period of time, but there is still work to do to get everyone fully vaccinated. Continued action by the United States to share vaccines with our Canadian friends will serve to expedite a return to normalcy and save lives.
I applaud the Biden Administration’s leadership throughout the pandemic, and we look forward to coming together again with our neighbors to the north.”
During the White House coronavirus briefing on June 17, 2021, White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Jeffrey Zients confirmed the U.S. doses were landing in Canada today.
As the House Representative for Buffalo and Niagara Falls, New York, Higgins serves as Co-Chair of both the Northern Border Caucus and the Canada-US Interparliamentary Group. In May, Higgins asked New York State to make COVID vaccines available to Canadian<https://higgins.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/rep-higgins-asks-new-york-state-to-make-covid-vaccines-available-to> residents as a way to help end the pandemic globally and assist communities on both sides of the border with recovery.
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