NYC Mayor Announces Vaccine Mandates for Restaurant Patrons and Workers

At a press conference this morning, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that New York City will require proof of vaccination for indoor activities at restaurants, gyms, and performances. The mandate will apply to patrons and employees and will be mandatory without a testing option. The policy will go into effect on August 16th and enforcement will begin on September 13th.

A New York City Mayoral Executive Order and a New York City Department of Health order are forthcoming to enact the mandate.