The Los Angeles County sheriff won’t enforce a vaccine mandate in his agency

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Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva states he will not enforce the countys vaccine mandate in his company.

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Los Angeles County Constable Alex Villanueva says he will not enforce the countys vaccine required in his agency.

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LOS ANGELES– The Los Angeles County constable says he will not impose the countys vaccine required in his firm. Constable Alex Villanueva, who supervises the biggest sheriffs department in the country with approximately 18,000 workers, said Thursday in a Facebook Live event that he does not plan to perform the countys required, under which Los Angeles County staff members had to be completely immunized by Oct. 1. The mandate was issued by executive order in August and permits only for medical and religious exemptions. Villanueva stated his workers are ready to be terminated rather than get vaccinated.

“I do not want to be in a position to lose 5, 10% of my labor force overnight on a vaccine required,” the constable stated. More than 26,000 individuals have actually died of the coronavirus in Los Angeles County, which is the nations most populous county. Of the countys approximately 10 million homeowners, 78% have actually gotten a minimum of one COVID-19 vaccine dosage and 69% are fully vaccinated, according to public health authorities.

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LOS ANGELES– The Los Angeles County constable says he will not implement the countys vaccine required in his agency. Sheriff Alex Villanueva, who manages the largest constables department in the nation with roughly 18,000 employees, said Thursday in a Facebook Live occasion that he does not prepare to bring out the countys mandate, under which Los Angeles County staff members had to be totally immunized by Oct. 1. More than 26,000 people have actually died of the coronavirus in Los Angeles County, which is the nations most populated county.

Health authorities stated the county has actually reported 14 deaths a day, typically, despite the fact that deaths and hospitalization figures have actually plunged by some 50% since late August. Villanuevas statement came a day after the city of Los Angeles approved one of the countrys strictest vaccine requireds– a sweeping procedure that needs the shots for everyone entering bars, restaurants, nail salons, fitness centers or even a Lakers video game.

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