“Your Refusal has Cost All of Us.” Biden issues Stringent COVID Mandates

President Biden outlined a new COVID strategy Thursday with new requirements for Federal employees. He also called on the private sector to do more to encourage vaccinations. Biden’s plan would require businesses with 100 or more employees to be vaccinated or tested once a week. He also signed an executive order requiring all government employees to be vaccinated.

This order also applies to independent contractors who work with the government. Exemptions would apply to workers who are unable to get vaccinated for medical or religious reasons.

Key points from “The Path out of the Pandemic” plan include:

Requiring all employers with 100 or more employees ensure workers are vaccinated or tested weekly. All Federal workers and Contractors with the federal government be vaccinated Health Care workers at Medicate and Medicaid participating hospitals and health care settings be vaccinated Large Entertainment Venues to require proof of vaccination or testing for


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