Carlos Reyes, a certified nursing assistant in Massachusetts, says the nursing homes where he works told him he could not get vaccinated because he is a contract worker. He has since tested positive for the coronavirus.

Carlos Reyes, a certified nursing assistant, sits on the front steps of his home in Spencer, Mass. on January 3, 2020. Reyes, who had been requesting access to the Covid-19 vaccine since it becamse available in early December, recently rested positive for the virus.