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

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

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 largest sheriffs department in the nation with roughly 18,000 staff members, stated Thursday in a Facebook Live occasion that he does not plan to bring out the countys mandate, under which Los Angeles County workers had to be fully 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.

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

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Health officials stated the county has reported 14 deaths a day, usually, 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 nations strictest vaccine requireds– a sweeping step that needs the shots for everyone getting in bars, dining establishments, nail beauty salons, gyms or even a Lakers game.

LOS ANGELES– The Los Angeles County sheriff says he will not impose the countys vaccine mandate in his firm. Constable Alex Villanueva, who oversees the largest constables department in the country with roughly 18,000 staff members, said Thursday in a Facebook Live event that he does not plan to bring out the countys required, under which Los Angeles County staff members had to be completely vaccinated by Oct. 1.

“I do not desire to be in a position to lose 5, 10% of my labor force over night on a vaccine required,” the sheriff said. More than 26,000 people 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 received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and 69% are totally immunized, according to public health authorities.

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