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

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

LOS ANGELES– The Los Angeles County sheriff states he will not impose the countys vaccine mandate in his firm. Constable Alex Villanueva, who manages the biggest sheriffs department in the country with roughly 18,000 employees, said Thursday in a Facebook Live occasion that he does not prepare to carry out the countys mandate, under which Los Angeles County employees had to be fully immunized by Oct. 1. More than 26,000 people have died of the coronavirus in Los Angeles County, which is the nations most populous county.

Health authorities stated the county has 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 procedure that requires the shots for everyone getting in bars, dining establishments, nail beauty parlors, health clubs and even a Lakers game.

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LOS ANGELES– The Los Angeles County constable states he will not impose the countys vaccine mandate in his firm. Constable Alex Villanueva, who supervises the biggest sheriffs department in the country with approximately 18,000 employees, stated Thursday in a Facebook Live event that he does not prepare to carry out the countys required, under which Los Angeles County staff members had to be fully vaccinated by Oct. 1.

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

“I dont wish to remain 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 countrys most populated county. Of the countys approximately 10 million locals, 78% have gotten at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and 69% are totally vaccinated, according to public health authorities.

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