California is requiring proof of Covid vaccination for state staff

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California requires government officials and some health care workers to provide proof of Covid-19 or face mandatory weekly testing, senior state officials said Monday.

According to a press release, government officials are required to submit records of their vaccination by August 2. All civil servants who have not been vaccinated by then must present a negative Covid test at least once a week.

The new policy for health workers and convention facilities goes into effect on August 9, and health facilities must be fully complied with by August 23, according to the press release.

In government health care facilities, employees who work in a hospital are required to show evidence of a Covid vaccine or show negative coronavirus tests twice a week. Unvaccinated people are advised to wear N95 masks while working. Medical staff in outpatient facilities such as dental practices also have to do a Covid test once a week.

“We are at a point in this epidemic of this pandemic where the choice, the individual’s decision not to be vaccinated, is now profound, devastating and deadly on the rest of us,” Governor Gavin Newsom said at the announcement new arrangement. “This election has led to an increase in the number of cases, growing concerns about rising mortality rates and apparently induced hospitalizations.”

While the state already requires employees to disclose whether they have been vaccinated if they do not wish to wear masks indoors, they do not need to provide proof of vaccination. The new guidelines require proof of vaccination for all civil servants and mandatory tests for those who do not provide proof.

“Our projections are sobering,” said Newsom, noting that state officials are forecasting a “significant increase in hospital admissions” over the next few weeks that will put pressure on local hospitals.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently introduced similar guidelines for community and healthcare workers. NBC New York reports. All employees who fail to provide proof of vaccination by September 13 are required to have a weekly coronavirus test, and all unvaccinated employees must wear a mask at work starting August 2.

The San Francisco Bar Owner Alliance, which represents 500 bars in San Francisco, said it is encouraging its members to require customers to have a negative Covid test or proof of vaccination from July 29, requirements are “welcome to sit outside.” The individual bars have a choice of whether to enforce the requirements or not.

California saw vaccination rates rise 16% last week as the Delta variant quickly spread across the state. It now makes up about 80% of all newly sequenced cases in the state, health officials said.

Los Angeles County recently redesigned its indoor mask mandate regardless of vaccination status.

When asked about a statewide mask mandate, Newsom said the majority of Californians live in jurisdictions that either mandate or encourage the use of masks. “Our focus is on vaccinations, so there won’t be a need.” he said.

Also the US Department of Veteran Affairs announced on Monday that Covid vaccinations are required to all health care workers who work in Veterans Health Administration facilities.

“VA is taking this necessary step to protect the veterans it serves,” the agency wrote on its website. It is the first federal agency to mandate vaccinations and give employees eight weeks to get their vaccinations.

United would require new staff to indicate proof of Covid vaccine, following Delta

A United Airlines Boeing 777-200ER is towed while an American Airlines Boeing 737 departs from O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois.

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United Airlines Starting this month, after a similar step, new employees will have to provide evidence that they have been vaccinated against Covid-19 Delta Airlines.

The new rule requires outside applicants with job vacancies submitted after June 15 to confirm that they are fully vaccinated by their start date, the Chicago-based airline said.

The move comes as companies grapple with the question of whether to vaccinate their employees or find a way to incentivize vaccination. United, Delta and American have offered additional time out or pay to employees who are vaccinated. Great employers like Walmart have taken similar measures.

“As we welcome new employees to the company, it is important that we convey United’s strong commitment to safety,” the airline said in a statement to employees previously by Brian Sumers, editor-in-chief of the travel industry site , Skift was tweeted.

The new employees “have to upload their COVID vaccination card to My Info no later than 7 days after the hiring date,” said the airline. The company added that it will evaluate any religious or medical circumstances of candidates who cannot be vaccinated.

United CEO Scott Kirby said in January that he wanted to make Covid vaccines mandatory for employees, but the airline didn’t take that step.

Airlines have spent much of the last year downsizing, but airlines like United have announced that they will resume hiring pilots and other positions when travel demand picks up again.

‘The Bachelorette’: Proof Tayshia Adams’ Model is Simply As Good Off Display screen Because it Was On the Present

During her time at The Bachelorette, Tayshia Adams easily emerged as one of the most stylish leads on the series.

Pretty much everything she wore on the show – crop tops, bikinis, dresses, and more – sold out quickly online as everyone loved it their mix of expensive and affordable outfits.

According to longtime stylist on the series, Cary Fetman, Tayshia had a huge say in what to wear on the show. But how does her fashion sense hold up when she’s not on screen?

It turns out that Tayshia is a total fashionista in real life. (Come on, is anyone really shocked?)

Check out her best looks since leaving bachelorette and exactly where to get them.

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1. Everything bundled

Literally * obsessed * with this winter outfit with one Moncler puff coat, Moncler hat, and Outdoor Voices sneakers.

2. NYC vibes

Tayshia took to the streets with fiance Zac Clarke while wearing matching loungewear with one cut off myrrh hoodie and jogger. She completed the outfits with a couple slim Adidas mid-top sneakers.

3. Teddy girl

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Tayshia nailed the teddy coat trend 100% this affordable one from Boohoo. She endowed with Protection boots, on Christian Dior saddle bagand her favorite Moncler hat.

4. Enjoy the sunshine

The Bachelorette Tayhia Adams outfits

Tayshia has split her time between New York and LA and she definitely seems to be enjoying the warmer weather L * space bikini. That is actually the same brand of swimsuits she wore on the show – I guess she fell in love!

5. Work it out

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Tayshia showed off her workout look on IG consisting of one Alo yoga bra tank and matching pink leggings.

6. Ruffles all the way

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Ok, technically Tayshia wore this dress before The Bachelorette, but it’s too cute not to include it! Tayshia rocked that L’Academie mini dress between her time at The Bachelor and The Bachelorette.

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Lena Finkel is the editor and founder of Femestella. Before founding Femestella, she worked at People, InStyle and Tiger Beat. Her favorite housewife is Bethenny Frankel, and if she doesn’t see RHONY, she’s probably obsessed with her tuxedo cat Tom or lipstick hoarding in drugstores.