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

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

“I dont wish to remain in a position to lose 5, 10% of my labor force over night on a vaccine mandate,” the constable stated. More than 26,000 people have actually passed away of the coronavirus in Los Angeles County, which is the nations most populated county. Of the countys roughly 10 million homeowners, 78% have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and 69% are completely vaccinated, according to public health authorities.

Health officials 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% because late August. Villanuevas announcement came a day after the city of Los Angeles approved among the nations strictest vaccine mandates– a sweeping step that requires the shots for everyone getting in bars, dining establishments, nail beauty salons, health clubs or even a Lakers game.

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LOS ANGELES– The Los Angeles County sheriff says he will not implement the countys vaccine mandate in his agency. Sheriff Alex Villanueva, who oversees the biggest sheriffs department in the nation with approximately 18,000 employees, said 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. The required was released by executive order in August and allows just for religious and medical exemptions. Villanueva stated his employees want to be terminated instead of get immunized.

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

Jae C. Hong/AP

Jae C. Hong/AP

LOS ANGELES– The Los Angeles County constable says he will not implement the countys vaccine required in his company. Sheriff Alex Villanueva, who manages the largest sheriffs department in the nation with roughly 18,000 workers, stated Thursday in a Facebook Live occasion that he does not plan to carry out the countys mandate, under which Los Angeles County staff members had to be fully vaccinated by Oct. 1. More than 26,000 individuals have passed away of the coronavirus in Los Angeles County, which is the countrys most populous county.

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