Fulton Commissioners Approve Employee Vaccine Protocols

Fulton Commissioners Approve Employee Vaccine Protocols

Board approves plan to require COVID vaccinations and testing for staff

On Sept. 1, Fulton County Board of Commissioners approved a new “Vax or Test” policy requiring employees to get tested or vaccinated for COVID-19. Starting next week, employees who have not yet submitted their proof of COVID-19 vaccination must submit a negative COVID-19 test each week.

“The highest priority of this government is the health and wellbeing of our workforce and our residents,” says Fulton County Commission Chairman Robb Pitts. “COVID-19 is a serious matter, and this policy institutes serious consequences for those who are unvaccinated or are unwilling to be tested each week.”

Starting September 6, 2021, Fulton County will require all County employees, as a condition of employment, to either be vaccinated against COVID-19 or be tested weekly for COVID-19. This condition of employment is mandatory unless an employee is granted

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