Today Governor Wolf announced that Commonwealth employees in state health care facilities. Prisons and high risk congregate care facilities will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. By September 7th.
Wolf says individuals who are not vaccinated will be required to undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.
Additionally, starting September 7th, all new hires in these facilities must be vaccinated before working.
This initiative effects about 25 thousand employees working in 24 hour operated state facilities. This including state hospitals, state homes for people with intellectual disabilities.
Veterans homes. Community health centers and state correction institutions.