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New York City to Require Proof of COVID-19 Vaccine to Enter Restaurants, Gyms & More

New York City to Require Proof of COVID-19 Vaccine to Enter Restaurants, Gyms & More

A huge new announcement was made about vaccine proof in New York City.

In order to dine out at restaurants, work out at a gym, go see a play or go to the movies, attendees must now prove they are vaccinated against COVID-19. This is believed to be the first mandate of this kind in the United States, but other countries like France and Italy have implemented similar policies to help curb the spread of Coronavirus, specifically the Delta variant.

Click inside to read what the NYC mayor just said…

“So today I announce a new approach, which we are calling the ‘Key to NYC Pass.’ The key to NYC. When you hear those words, I want you to imagine the notion that because someone is vaccinated they can do all the amazing things available in NYC. This is a miraculous place literally full of wonders. If you are vaccinated all that is going to open up to you, you have the key, you can open the door. If you are unvaccinated, unfortunately, you will not be able to participate in many things. That’s the point we are trying to get across,” Mayor Bill de Blasio announced. “Not everyone is going to agree with this, I understand that. But for some people, this is going to be the life-saving act. We are putting a mandate in place. It will guarantee a much high level of vaccination in this city. That is the key to protecting people and the key to our recovery. That’s why it’s the key to NYC. The key to NYC Pass opens a lot of doors and we need it.”

The mandate is beginning on August 16. It will be fully enforced by September 13.

As of last month, seven celebrities were publicly refusing to get the vaccine.

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