September 24, 2021

Tribal Governments Adopt Vaccine Mandates as Covid-19 Surges

Author: Chris Aadland / Indian Country Today

With President Joe Biden mandating vaccines or testing for millions of American workers, some tribes have signaled their support for the move by announcing their own mandates, many pre-dating the president’s statement, for tribal employees.
Last week, Biden announced a workforce vaccine mandate that would apply to any employer with more than 100 employees or any health care facility that receives federal Medicare or Medicaid money. Employees who don’t get vaccinated must get tested weekly. More