DeSantis Says Florida Covid Vaccine Exemptions Will Protect Jobs

Nov. 18, 2021, 6:47 PM

A new law requiring Florida employers to offer exemptions for Covid-19 vaccinations will protect jobs, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Thursday.

Florida workers who don’t want to participate in workplace immunization efforts may produce a doctor’s note, claim a religious exemption, show “immunity” after a Covid-19 infection based on a medical test, wear a mask, or submit to regular testing, under the legislation (H.B. 1B) DeSantis signed.

The bill was part of a package lawmakers passed this week in a special legislative session that the first-term Republican governor called specifically to push back against the Biden administration’s efforts to ...

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