De Blasio Issues Vax Mandate For Private Employers

The New York Daily News reports:

Mayor de Blasio announced that New York City will impose a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all private employers. The mayor said that just about everyone working in the Big Apple will be required to get vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 27.

“We in New York City have decided to use a pre-emptive strike, to do something really bold to stop the further growth of COVID,” de Blasio said on MSNBC on Monday morning.

De Blasio said city officials would lay out the details of the mandate and other new measures later in the day. “We are focused on maximizing vaccination quickly, so we can get in front of omicron and the other variants,” Hizzoner said.

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