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Biden admin considers federal workers’ vaccine mandate

White House indoor masking mandate imposed. Substantial community transmission in DC.

Where: Washington, DC

The Facts

▪ On July 27th, President Joe Biden said that a COVID-19 vaccination mandate for federal employees’ was under consideration at the moment.

▪ On July 26th, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) became the first federal agency to issue a COVID-19 vaccine mandate – the VA mandate requires their healthcare employees to receive vaccinations within the next two months.

▪ CDC data indicates that community transmission in the District of Columbia is currently substantial, with a 7-day rolling average of 52 cases per 100,000.

▪ Following the surge in community transmission and the number of COVID-19 cases, the White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) reimposed the White House indoor masking mandate.

▪ WHCA President Steven Portnoy retweeted, “WHCA President @stevenportnoy informs the press corps that masks are back at the WH, at least until the 7-Day rolling average gets back down below 50 cases per 100,000 ppl”.

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