NYC to Require Vaccines or Weekly Testing for City Workers
“This is about our recovery. This is about what we need to do to bring back New York City," Mayor Bill de Blasio said.
This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will require all of its municipal workers — including teachers and police officers — to get coronavirus vaccines by mid-September or face weekly COVID-19 testing, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday. The rule is expected to affect about 340,000 city employees, making the city one of the largest employers in the U.S. to take such action. While it isn’t a vaccine mandate — no workers will be forced…