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Washington D.C. announced last week it will institute a

According to a situational update from D.C. mayor Muriel Bowser, “fully vaccinated people who are boosted have the best protection against COVID-19.”

“Many people, both vaccinated and unvaccinated, will get COVID-19 in the coming days and weeks,” the presentation said. “Fully vaccinated people are likely to have no symptoms or mild symptoms. Fully vaccinated people with boosters are the safest.”

Bowser is requesting the D.C. National Guard to assist with operations and logistics support.

The citywide vaccine requirement is slated to begin Saturday, Jan. 15 at 6 a.m. “Certain establishments” will require verification that patrons 12 and older have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 injection.

By Feb. 15, individuals must be fully vaccinated if they’re 12 years old.

Proof of vaccination will be required at restaurants, bars, nightclubs, indoor exercise and recreational establishments, indoor cultural and entertainment facilities and indoor event and meeting establishments.

The mandate will include boosters.

March For Life activities are scheduled to begin March 19.

Author: Jacob Hall


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