Janet Mills gave health workers another month to get vaccinated against COVID-19

Gov. Janet Mills announced on Thursday that health workers will have another month to get the full vaccine against COVID-19.

The change is likely to aim to help employers who are unsure about the impact of the question on their employees. While workers still need to be vaccinated by Oct. 1, the state will not begin enforcing the law until Oct. 29, allowing employers to keep unvaccinated workers on duty and stopping city law enforcement activities. can apply for licenses.

The Democratic governor, who announced the order last month, originally planned to require health workers to be fully vaccinated by Oct. 1 Maine is one of 10 states that have ordered health workers to be vaccinated to a minimum one, but almost all other states allow testing options for non-vaccinated workers. Only doctors can dismiss staff here.

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