CDPH Orders COVID-19 Vaccine or Testing Requirements for Correctional Health Care

On Thursday, California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and State Public Health Officer Dr. Tomás Aragón issued a state public health officer order requiring all paid and unpaid personnel providing health care services to inmates, prisoners, and detainees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine or submit to regular testing if exempt from the vaccine requirement.

The order took effect yesterday and requires all applicable personnel to be in compliance with the order by October 14, 2021.

The full order is available here.