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NYC vaccine mandate for private employers and those 12 + in effect

Starting today, private businesses in New York City must require their employees to have at least one COVID-19 vaccine.

News 12 Staff

Dec 27, 2021, 10:58 AM

Updated 905 days ago

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Starting today, private businesses in New York City must require their employees to have at least one COVID-19 vaccine.
As part of the mandate, employers will have to keep full records of their workers' vaccination statuses.
Businesses that do not comply face fines starting at $1,000.
In addition, proof of vaccination requirements, even for teens, goes into effect in the city today. Everyone ages 12 and up are now required to show proof of two COVID-19 vaccine doses to dine indoors and enter gyms or indoor entertainment venues. That's unless they have received the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine.


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