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NYC, California to Require Vaccines for Public Workers or Tests

July 26, 2021, 6:09 PM

New York City and California will require their government workers to get the Covid-19 vaccine or submit to weekly coronavirus tests and wear masks indoors, as cases linked to the delta variant climb across the U.S.

In New York, city workers have until Sept. 13 to be vaccinated. Those who resist the new rules risk dismissal without pay.

“The delta variant has thrown us a curve ball,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a briefing on Monday. “If someone is unvaccinated, unfortunately they pose a greater risk.”

WATCH: Mayor Bill de Blasio announces NYC government worker vaccination or weekly test mandate.
(Source: Bloomberg)

While stopping short of full mandates, the moves are aimed at nudging ...

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