LOS ANGELES (CNS) - All California health care workers, who were mandated earlier this year to get vaccinated against COVID-19, will also be required to get a booster shot, the governor announced today.
Gov. Gavin Newsom made the announcement on his social media channels with a post saying, ``With Omicron on the rise, we're taking immediate actions to protect Californians and ensure our hospitals are prepared.''
Full details of the mandate are expected to be released during a formal announcement Wednesday.
The state in August issued a first-in-the-nation requirement for health care workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The mandate required them to receive their second dose by Sept. 30.
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