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Amid omicron wave, Long Beach has yet to impose vaccine mandate for employees

Long Beach Post, Jan. 23, 2022

January 23, 2022

Amid omicron wave, Long Beach has yet to impose vaccine mandate for employees

A vaccine mandate is critical “because citizens deserve to know that if they call 911, the men and women responding to the call are vaccinated,” said Andrew Noymer, [associate professor of public health], an epidemiologist at UC Irvine. “Vaccinated people are less likely to spread the virus.”