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

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LOS ANGELES– The Los Angeles County constable states he will not implement the countys vaccine required in his company. Sheriff Alex Villanueva, who manages the biggest constables department in the country with approximately 18,000 staff members, stated Thursday in a Facebook Live event 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. More than 26,000 individuals have actually passed away of the coronavirus in Los Angeles County, which is the nations most populated county.

“I do not wish to be in a position to lose 5, 10% of my workforce over night on a vaccine mandate,” the constable said. 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 locals, 78% have actually received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and 69% are completely immunized, according to public health authorities.

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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 statement came a day after the city of Los Angeles authorized among the countrys strictest vaccine mandates– a sweeping procedure that needs the shots for everybody getting in bars, restaurants, nail beauty salons, gyms or even a Lakers game.

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

Jae C. Hong/AP

LOS ANGELES– The Los Angeles County constable says he will not impose the countys vaccine required in his firm. Sheriff Alex Villanueva, who oversees the biggest constables department in the nation with roughly 18,000 employees, said Thursday in a Facebook Live event that he does not plan to carry out the countys mandate, under which Los Angeles County workers had to be totally immunized by Oct. 1.

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

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