New Advisory: Federal Workers Who Lie About Their Vax Status Could Face Fines, Termination, Or Prosecution

The Hill reports:

Federal employees who lie on a form attesting to their coronavirus vaccination status could be fined, removed from their position or even prosecuted, according to a copy of the form published Friday.

President Biden announced last week that his administration would require federal employees and onsite contractors to attest that they are vaccinated or, if they are unvaccinated or decline to do so, submit to regular testing. Visitors to agencies also need to fill out the form released Friday.

The form asks respondents to check a box saying they are fully vaccinated, not yet fully vaccinated, have not been vaccinated or decline to respond.

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