DC will require proof of vaccine at certain indoor locations

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FILE – A member of the Philadelphia Fire Department prepares a dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination site setup in Philadelphia, on March 26, 2021. A government advisory panel is meeting Thursday, Dec. 16, to determine if any restrictions are needed to the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine because of rare but serious blood clots. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

WASHINGTON (WDVM) — D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Wednesday morning that DC residents over 12-years-old will need proof of at least one vaccination by Jan. 15 at certain indoor locations.

Locations that will require proof of vaccines will include:

  • Restaurants, bars and nighclubs
  • Indoor exercise establishments
  • Indoor entertainment facilities
  • Indoor meeting establishments

Starting Feb. 15, 2022 all residents over the age of 12 will be required to be fully vaccinated to enter the locations listed above.

School students and early childhood workers will also now have a vaccine mandate starting March 1.

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