“If you’re unvaccinated, unfortunately you will not be able to participate in many things,” de Blasio said.
The policy will take effect over the next few weeks.
The city’s move comes as businesses across Corporate America
begin rolling out vaccine requirements for employees, and in some cases for customers
and clients to show their proof of vaccination as well.
Broadway theaters have already announced they will require vaccinations
for both audience and staff, at least through the month of October.
And New York isn’t alone in its vaccine push. Countries in Europe have rolled out various incentives, including cash payments and free football stadium tours, in an effort to get people vaccinated.
On Monday, France’s parliament passed a law
that requires a “health pass” showing proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test in order to enter restaurants, bars and for travel on long-distance trains and planes.
This is a developing story.