The New York Times reports:
California will require health care workers to get booster shots by Feb. 1, officials announced today, as part of a series of measures intended to stave off hospital staffing shortfalls and to keep schools open despite the unsettlingly rapid spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.
Public health officials said the Feb. 1 deadline applies to workers who are eligible for booster shots under federal guidelines because it has been six months since they received their second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccine, or two months since they received the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
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With COVID-19 cases on the rise statewide as a winter surge takes hold, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced officially Wednesday health care workers will be required to get booster shots by Feb. 1. https://t.co/rIVet7oEl8
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