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

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

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LOS ANGELES– The Los Angeles County sheriff states he will not impose the countys vaccine mandate in his firm. Sheriff Alex Villanueva, who oversees the biggest sheriffs department in the nation with roughly 18,000 workers, said Thursday in a Facebook Live event that he does not plan to bring out the countys mandate, under which Los Angeles County employees had to be completely vaccinated by Oct. 1. More than 26,000 individuals have died of the coronavirus in Los Angeles County, which is the countrys most populous county.

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“I dont wish to be in a position to lose 5, 10% of my workforce over night on a vaccine mandate,” the constable stated. More than 26,000 individuals have actually died of the coronavirus in Los Angeles County, which is the nations most populated county. Of the countys roughly 10 million homeowners, 78% have actually gotten a minimum of one COVID-19 vaccine dosage and 69% are totally immunized, according to public health officials.

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Health authorities said the county has reported 14 deaths a day, typically, despite the fact that deaths and hospitalization figures have actually plunged by some 50% given that late August. Villanuevas announcement came a day after the city of Los Angeles approved one of the countrys strictest vaccine mandates– a sweeping step that requires the shots for everybody entering bars, dining establishments, nail beauty salons, health clubs or even a Lakers game.

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

LOS ANGELES– The Los Angeles County constable states he will not impose the countys vaccine mandate in his company. Constable Alex Villanueva, who supervises the biggest constables department in the country with roughly 18,000 workers, stated Thursday in a Facebook Live occasion that he does not plan to bring out the countys mandate, under which Los Angeles County staff members had to be totally immunized by Oct. 1.

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