Philadelphia Drops Mask Mandate For Most Indoor Public Spaces; Masking In Schools Set To End Next Week March 3, 2022 / 7:15 AM / CBS Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- Philadelphia. Public File for KYW-TV / CBS Philadelphia. WHYY is your source for fact-based, in-depth journalism and information. Philadelphia ends vaccine mandate for restaurants and entertainment businesses. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). A look around at what other cities are doing makes the answer clear: Nah. CBS3'S Stephanie Stahl, Wakisha Bailey, and Matt Petrillo contributed to this report. "Last night for Valentine's Day, we had six groups of people that we turned away because they came in and couldn't show us a vax card," McGrew said. Under the new rules, you no longer have to show proof of vaccination at every restaurant, hotel, bowling alley, or sports center in Philadelphia. The vaccine mandate for indoor dining was dropped effective immediately, Bettigole announced Wednesday. President Biden signed into law a House bill on April 10 that immediately ended the COVID-19 presidential declaration of national emergency established in March 2020. Bettigole said the average daily case count had dropped to 189 cases per day from more than 500 last week, while positivist rates have fallen below 3%. By signing up for a basic membership, we agree to never give or sell your information to any third party. Philadelphia vaccine mandate. RELATED: As citywide vaccination rates drop, a veteran political consultant reflects on the absurdity of the citys failed attempts at vaccine equity, We should do more than just responding to events, rather than controlling them. The city cited ongoing negotiations with employee unions for the extension to Jan. 24. 2400 Market Street Offsite Suite 269 Philadelphia, PA 19103. But were not even doing a mandate without enforcement beyond pretty please, like we currently do with masks. Sure it would be controversial, but so was Obamacare, global warming, and pasteurized milk. The City is quick to point out that the FOP was celebrating a non-win and that nothing was lost as this event only suspended the city worker rules from applying to police while the process continues to play out. Phil Murphy set adeadline for masks-wearing in public schools. They werent sure how a residential mandate would work out in court, but one mentioned that Jacobson already plays a role in discussions about vaccines and travel. Starting Jan. 17, only proof of vaccination will be accepted. Employees who receive a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by Thursday, June 30, 2022 must complete their vaccination series within 14 days of the schedule prescribed for the vaccine they received. MONICA HERNDON / Staff Photographer Advertisement from the Guardians Today in Focus podcast. All staff, students, and faculty at colleges and universities in the city will also be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have a religious or medical exemption. Many COVID outbreaks in healthcare institutions have started with workers in the institutions who dont have direct patient care and then spread to those who do and subsequently patients. The city's new vaccine mandate, which begins Jan. 3, echoes . That doesnt mean you should stop taking preventive measures. A two-week grace period in which customers could show a negative COVID-19 test has ended. Heres a list of where you still need a mask in Philly. RELATED: Those Nerdy Girls of Dear Pandemic have spent the last 15 months sharing science-backed info with their 100,000 followers. But how free is it for people with compromised immune systems to be under threat for riding the bus, or for a doctor or nurse to never see their kids? An official website of the City of Philadelphia government, City Releases Update Regarding Implementation of Workforce Vaccine Mandate. Learn more about Social Responsibility at WHYY. Previous waves of the pandemic have shown us how quickly this virus can spread through college campuses; getting everyone vaccinated will help keep that from happening again. Week ending Jan. 8, 2022 Daily average: 3,961 4,000 3,500 Jan. 3, 2022 As the City continues to respond to COVID-19 and works to forestall the huge wave of cases and hospitalizations that other states have seen, the Philadelphia Board of Health voted to approve a new Regulation intended to help fight the pandemic. But is that enough? . Thats essentially the Kenney administrations approach to Phillys own infection with long Covid, our endless fever dream now moving into its third year. City employee vaccine rates of employees fully vaccinated by departments as of Tuesday, January 11, 2022 are available online. I came back Covid-19 positive on Christmas Day despite doing everything to prevent it. "I am happy to announce our new COVID Response Levels today," said Health Commissioner Dr. Cheryl Bettigole. Here, some of the author's suggestionsvaccine mandates for: Co-working spaces, public transit, firms, grocery stores. Copyright 2021 by The City of Philadelphia. And in November, the City issued a requirement for all government workers and contractors to be fully vaccinated by mid-January or lose their jobs. Take the political hit from predictable foes, and save more lives. Indeed, last week, Covid hospitalizations were up in Philly by 50 to 60 percent over the week prior. Fresh Air opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics. The radicals over at the ACLU will provide anti-vaxxers no comfort. The kids vaccine appointment is tomorrow, but the school just told us they were exposed. The vaccine mandate for Philadelphia city employees keeps getting delayed due to labor disputes The city's four major unions each sought separate agreements with the administration over how the vaccine mandate would be managed, delaying its implementation until the labor disputes are resolved. Our current least restrictive approach to vaccine requirements now excludes so many public spaces. To wit: The School District barreled ahead with in-person learning then disrupted the lives of families by just days later abruptly switching nearly 100 schools to remote learning due to Covid spreading like wildfire after the holidays. The City of Philadelphia will require Covid-19 vaccination for all employees and customers at local restaurants and other food establishments beginning Jan. 3. We can ticket people for not recycling, we cant manage this? And our City solicitor is happy to fight anyone in court who claims theyre a sovereign citizen and the wage tax doesnt apply to them. Think the city should take a more aggressive approach to vaccine mandates? Philly says stay home if you feel sick. Were always working to improve Answers to your latest pandemic questions. Recurring membership charges will reflect the stated price of basic membership or Super Citizen membership at time of renewal. What it means. "We know that local rules to fit the local conditions are the best way to protect the communities that have been disproportionately harmed by the pandemic. (The City has had a mask mandate for gyms since the summer.). The mandate went into effect on Monday. Fewer lives lost. Together we can reach 100% of WHYYs fiscal year goal. RELATED: Is a vaccine collaboration between Penn and West Philly faith leaders a roadmap to more equitable healthcare? The indoor dining vaccine requirement had applied to establishments like indoor restaurant spaces, bars, movie theaters, sports arenas, bowling alleys, and catering halls. "Philadelphia's vaccine mandate has been hard on our restaurants and on our places of entertainment. Stop the incremental, hopeful approach. Any Philadelphia spot that offers food and drink indoors must require customers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in the new year. People have heard its not as serious, so theyre shrugging at getting it. If cases continue to drop, the mandate will be lifted for schools, though students and staff will be required to wear masks after spring break so theres no increase in cases. Omicron may cause milder disease but the sheer number of patients make this wave far worse for the health care system. UPDATE on detecting Omicron with Rapid Antigen Tests. These steps can help to ensure that you receive the best possible care. At the peak of the omicron surge, around Jan. 3, Philadelphia was reporting 38% positivity rates and approximately 2,600 daily cases. During the week of Aug. 8,. It started this week on January 3. That's according to the system laid out by the Health Commissioner Cheryl Bettigole on Feb. 16, and it means there are no vaccine or testing requirements for dining establishments, and no masking. Everybody's learning how to adapt to the changes that we have," Winnie's Manayunk culinary operations manager Matt Belz said. Since May, 2020, a crew of badass women scientists from around the country have been answering Americas burning Covid-19 questions. So, its a good idea to call before you go. A: While many people may want a medical exemption so they dont need to receive a COVID vaccine, medical exemptions should only be used for people that truly cannot receive the COVID vaccine. MORE ON VACCINES IN PHILADELPHIA FROM THE CITIZEN. Now the city has announced that masks will no longer be required in many spaces. When it comes to masks and vaccines, what are Philadelphia's policies? The city's new system creates four different categories, depending on case counts, hospitalizations, and other factors. The end of all COVID restrictions in Philadelphia could happen in weeks. That's 90% down from the peak about a month ago. Q: Where can healthcare providers learn more about the Citys vaccine mandate? They have some advice for how to get us through this next wave. Yes. Want a digest of WHYYs programs, events & stories? We could require library cardholders to be vaccinated to maintain their library cards. We will never give or sell your information to a thirdparty. As a nonprofit organization, we rely on financial support from readers like you. Masks will be required beginning Monday, April 18 after a one-week education period. A vaccine mandate for city workers in Philadelphia originally set to start Friday has been extended to later in January because negotiations with the unions representing municipal employees are ongoing. The City will continue to assess the impact of these awards on the agreements with the remaining labor unions. The response tiers are labeled as follows: Extreme Caution, Caution, Mask Precautions Only, and All Clear. To be clear, Im not suggesting steep criminal penalties or for paramilitary squads of nurses to descend upon every zip code and forcibly jab people. What is public service minded about endangering, in their hour of need, South Philly nanas and people in West Philly with compromised immune systems or children in Fox Chase with asthma? What happened. The system would also be used if cases significantly drop. We agree toonly ever use your information to send you Citizen news, updates, and offers. WHYY provides trustworthy, fact-based, local news and information and world-class entertainment to everyone in our community. The mandate, announced . Workers at Winnie's in Manayunk say the past 20 months of constantly fluctuating COVID-19 restrictions have been challenging. Q: Is it fair that people who want an exemption from these mandates must pay to see a doctor? Price is subject to change with prior notification. The tiered system could be a step to make planning easier in case of major spikes or decreases in COVID-19 cases. The Health Alert can be found on the Health Departments Health Information Portal. Then again, we could just go straight to what we keep tap dancing around: Just require everyone to be vaccinated. 2022 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. Header photo is from a Rite-Aid host vaccination clinic at Kelley School in Philadelphia. For more, go here or sign up for the Dear Pandemic newsletter. This showed the vaccines did not prevent transmission, which, he argued, ought to be the legal basis for any vaccine mandate. When the police union objected to the City worker vaccine mandate, the case went to arbitration as outlined in the contract with the FOP, where the City lost. Due to this and based on pending agreements and discussions with the Citys unions, the vaccine mandate deadline for employees has been adjusted to Monday January 24, 2022. By signing up for the Super Citizen membership, you agree to have your information shared with partner organization(s), including: first name, last name and email. "They're going have some type of certainty moving forward," Fileccia said. Diners eat in the central seating area at Reading Terminal Market on Tuesday. In Boston, newly-elected Mayor Michelle Wu took a harder stance, ordering that people must be vaccinated to enter almost all indoor businesses, including bars, restaurants, gyms, theaters, and sports venues, according to the Boston Herald. This sets them apart from Philadelphias meek, incremental, at times frenetic approach as of late. The City of Philadelphia announced that starting January 3, 2022, it will require proof of full COVID-19 vaccination for admission to indoor restaurants, bars and other entertainment venues serving food or drinks. But what of civil liberties, you say? CHANCES was an outpatient substance use treatment program in Philly. The other benchmarks include hospitalizations under 50, and cases not rising by more than 50% in the previous 10 days. Kenney spokesperson Kevin Lessard told me that the City hasnt even considered such a measure. According to Health Commissioner Cheryl Bettigole, the absence of governmental restriction doesnt mean that people shouldnt still use their common sense.. But if it infects 70 times more people, as researchers believe, were still looking at a huge increase in total hospitalizations over a few months ago. The vast majority of people in Philadelphia will not require a medical exemption. Whether the mayor doesnt have the stomach to fight for more draconian and effective approaches or cant handle the shrill criticism of people online who never supported him in the first place, or whether he genuinely believes his decisions are rooted entirely in science, isnt clear. There are still some places where you are required to wear a mask, including higher-risk settings like schools, healthcare settings, and public transit. And maybe this thing finally ends. In New York, new Mayor Eric Adams is enforcing his predecessor Mayor Bill Di Blasios rule that all employees of the citys 184,000 private businesses must be vaccinated to keep their jobs. Following the science implies coherence, rationality, and a lack of politics. Several states across the country have announced an end to universal mask mandates over the last several weeks, including nearby Delaware. We also commend those employees whove taken the first steps to getting vaccinated receiving at least one dose of the vaccine by today., Flooded with omicron patients, ERs struggle to treat other urgent problems. However, businesses can still require proof of vaccination for employees and guests if they choose to. It initially opened in the early '90s to serve women and mothers. / CBS Philadelphia. Heres how: The Philadelphia Citizen will only publish thoughtful, civil comments. You also still need to wear a mask in city buildings until March 7. Whether the mayor doesnt have the stomach to fight for more draconian and effective approaches or cant handle the shrill criticism of people online who never supported him in the first place, or whether he genuinely believes his decisions are rooted entirely in science, isnt clear. Almost all deaths from Covid-19 today occur in unvaccinated people. According to the city, employees and children aged 5 years and 3 months through 11 are required to have one dose of their COVID vaccine by January 3 and. Q: NYC and other jurisdictions have implemented a vaccine mandate for restaurants, bars, and other indoor entertainment venues. All members agree to receive our weekly newsletter, members-only communications, invitations to exclusive events and occasional breaking news updates. Provides important information for a specific incident or situation; may not require immediate action. A: Being fully vaccinated can reduce your risk of being infected eight-fold and reduce your chances of hospitalization by 25-fold. Weve seen time and time again this extraordinary virus only responds to extraordinary measures. A: Yes, they will need to be vaccinated. In part to grapple with this anticipated reality, last month Mayor Kenney announced a vaccine mandate for all diners at any venues serving food. The Citys approach has always been aimed at instituting the least restrictive rules that allow us to keep people safe from Covid-19, he added. Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not necessarily. RELATED: Since New York required vaccines for city employees, shots surged 40 percent. To the Temple community: The dynamic environment brought about by the coronavirus pandemic requires us to be agile. How the pulse oximeter became infamous on TikTok. Read more about Philadelphias COVID-19 policies. No mask requirement (except in schools, healthcare institutions, congregate settings, and on public transportation. Below, are the tiers provided by the city: Philadelphia is now averaging 189 new COVID cases a day. Is It Time For a Citywide Vaccine Mandate? "We go through the struggles. But it is worth noting that usually people call 911 on a bad day amid a dangerous situation. Phillys glaring omission of gyms, where people are forcefully expelling air and where, anecdotally in my experience, people are as committed to maintaining proper masking as they are on the El, seems bizarre. Why has Philadelphia not done that? Because of safety. City health officials said a tiered system will be used to spell out potential future COVID-19 mandates in case of new variants that could cause cases to climb. Theres a good reason for this: Vaccines nearly entirely eliminate risk of death from Covid-19. All rights reserved. Colleges and universities will be required to offer one or more of these accommodations to those with exemption: Q: In healthcare settings, do hospital gift shop workers or cafeteria staff who may be in contact with a patient but who arent strictly healthcare workers need to be vaccinated? Big whoop. This will continue forever because natural immunity to Covid-19 isnt as effective as the vaccines at preventing adverse outcomes and about one third of people who get Covid never develop any immunity. Starting this week, at Philadelphia Department of Public Health Community Clinics, Philadelphians who complete their primary COVID-19 vaccine series will receive $100. The mandate is set to go into effect starting January 3, 2022, according to a news release from the city on Monday. We could offer a temporary discount on water bills if youre vaccinated. New Jersey Gov. Want a digest of WHYYs programs, events & stories? John Carney said later . While the City issued a vaccination mandate for all employeesthose represented by unions and those unrepresented (exempt)it is important to understand that legally the City must negotiate the impact of this new requirement with its labor union partners: the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), AFSCME District Council 33 (DC 33), AFSCME District Council 47 (DC 47), and Local 22 (Firefighters) before it officially goes into effect for employees represented by those unions. Q: What types of accommodations are available for students and healthcare workers that get exemptions from the vaccine mandate? The mandate also allows some extra time for children ages 5-11 and employees to get vaccinated. As vaccines continue to be the best way to protect Philadelphians and save lives, were proud that nearly 22,000 City employees have gotten vaccinated and at least another 1,300 have an approved exemption to the vaccination mandate for City employeesrepresenting nearly 81 percent of all City employees, said Mayor Jim Kenney. "Today, cases are dropping rapidly and 53.1% of the city's 5-11-year-olds have had their first dose of vaccine compared to 31.8% nationally, a huge jump forward.". Many healthcare settings, colleges, and universities have already begun instituting vaccine mandates, and we applaud them all. 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Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Warrant Action by Healthcare Providers, Influenza Testing & Treatment Recommendations, Norovirus Transmission Occurring in Philadelphia, Respiratory Virus Surveillance Summary Local RSV Activity Increasing, Respiratory Virus Surveillance Summary and 2012-2013 Season Reporting Requirements, Meningococcal Vaccine Recommendations for Men Who Have Sex with Men, Human Rabies Vaccine Supply Shortage and Rabies Prophylaxis Recommendations, Update to CDC Hepatitis C Screening Recommendations, Clinical Management and Testing Recommendations for Influenza A H3N2 Variant, West Nile Virus Testing and Reporting Requirements for the 2012 Season, Confirmed Case of Measles in a Philadelphia Resident, CDC Hepatitis Awareness Month and Testing Day, Respiratory Virus Surveillance Summary: Minimal RSV Activity, Influenza Circulating, Recommendations for Diagnosis and Control of Pertussis, Increase in Shigellosis Among Men who have Sex with Men (MSM), Eye Irritation Following Cheerleader Event, Respiratory Virus Surveillance Summary - RSV Circulating Broadly, Respiratory Virus Surveillance Summary and Reporting Requirements for 2011-2012 Season, West Nile Virus Activity in Philadelphia and Reporting Requirements, Revised Treatment Guidelines for Uncomplicated Gonorrhea, CDC Infection Prevention Guide for Outpatient Settings, Fourth of July Special Events and Public Health Preparedness Recommendations, Heat-Related Morbidity and Mortality in Philadelphia, CDC-HAN: Notice to Health Care Providers - Shiga Toxin-producing E. Coli O104 Infections in U.S. Travelers Returning from Germany, Public Advised to Avoid Taking Potassium Iodide (KI), Influenza Surveillance Update and Treatment and Testing Recommendations, Revised Treatment Guidelines for Uncomplicated Gonorrhea Cases, Influenza activity widespread in Philadelphia, Mumps Outbreak in a Tradition-Observant Jewish Boarding School in Philadelphia, West Nile Virus Encephalitis Identified in a Philadelphia Resident, CDC- HAN: Seasonal Influenza A (H3N2) Virus Infections, West Nile Virus Activity in Philadelphia and Clinical Review, Fourth of July Special Events - Public Health Preparedness Recommendations, Proposed Updated Guidance: Prevention Strategies for Seasonal Influenza in Healthcare Settings, CDC-HAN: Healthcare Professionals Warned Not To Use Certain Intravenous Metronidazole, Ondansetron, and Ciprofloxacin Due To Potential Contamination, Influenza and Respiratory Virus Surveillance Update, Immediate Temporary Suspension of Rotarix (GSK) Vaccine, Unexpected Decline in Reported Tuberculosis Cases, 2009, Mumps Outbreak in Tradition Observant (Orthodox) Jewish Community, 2009-2010 Influenza Update and H1N1 Vaccine Expansion Recommendations in Philadelphia, Controlling the Spread of Norovirus in an Institutional Setting Recommendations from the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, MedImmune Monovalent 2009 (H1N1) Influenza Nasal Spray Vaccine: Shortened Shelf Life of Certain Lots, Non-Safety-Related Voluntary Recall: Certain Lots of sanofi pasteur H1N1 Pre-Filled Syringes (0.25 mL, for 6-35 month olds), Army vs. Navy Football Game: Saturday December 12, 2009 Emergency Preparedness Recommendations, Local Transmission of Influenza A H1N1 Has Peaked; 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Influenza B now predominates, Fatal Case of Meningitis due to Haemophilus influenzae type b in Philadelphia, Confirmed Case of Measles in University Student, Philadelphia, Cluster of Meningococcal Infections among College Students Attending Fraternity Parties, Respiratory Virus Surveillance Report: Influenza season has begun; RSV still prevalent, Increase in Invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b Infections reported, Increase in Community-wide Transmission of Shigella in Philadelphia, Army vs. Navy Football Game Emergency Preparedness Recommendations, Respiratory Virus Surveillance Report: Respiratory Syncytial Viruses Circulating in Philadelphia Area, Human Rabies Vaccine Supply: Update for Healthcare Providers, Outbreak of Salmonella typhimurium Infections Associated with Exposure to Pet Turtles, Human Rabies Vaccine Supply Shortage: Information for Healthcare Providers, Rabid Kitten Confirmed in Northeast Philadelphia in the Settings of a Rabies Vaccine Shortage, Shigella Transmission Among Children in Childcare and Other Settings, July Special Events - Public Health Preparedness Recommendations, Probable Case of Measles in Infant in Philadelphia, Pertussis in a Philadelphia Elementary School and Increased Community Transmission, Philadelphia Department of Public Health Public Health Forum: Emerging Issues in Public Health Preparedness, Measles: Travel Recommendations and Prevention Reminders, Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Awareness Month, CDC Advisory: Measles Outbreaks in the US, AIDS Activities Coordinating Office Request for Proposals, Prevention and Control of MRSA Infections in Schools and Childcare Settings, Outbreak of Shigella in a Religious Community in Northeast Philadelphia, Guidelines for Prevention and Control of Influenza in Long-Term Care (LTC) Facilities, Guidelines for the Management of Community Associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) Infections in School-aged Children, Salmonella Outbreak Associated with Church Function in Philadelphia, PA-HAN: Possible Childhood Seizures Related to Exposure to Cyfluthrin in New Jersey (PA-HAN Message), Cryptosporidium Cases Associated with Recreational Water Exposure, Rabies 2007: Surveillance and Animal Bite Management, July 4th Welcome America Special Events Emergency Preparedness Recommendations, Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB), Investigation of Febrile Illnesses Following Invasive Procedures, CDC Changes Recommendations for Gonorrhea Treatment, Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Tennessee, Increase In Norovirus Transmission In Philadelphia, Clenbuterol Suspected Contamination of Heroin in Philadelphia, Multi-state Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections Associated With Taco Bell Restaurants, Army vs. Navy Football Game - Saturday Dec. 2, 2006 Emergency Preparedness Recommendations, First Influenza Case Confirmed in Philadelphia, Human West Nile Virus Case Confirmed in Philadelphia, Respiratory Syncytial Virus Circulating in Philadelphia Area, Philadelphia Medical Reserve Corps Volunteer Seminar to be held on September 16, 2006, Joint Commission Establishes Infection Control Standard to Address Influenza Vaccines for Staff, Increase in Cases of Hand Foot and Mouth Disease, July 4th Welcome America Special Events Emergency Preparedness Recommendations, Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine (MCV4, MENACTRATM) Shortage, Typhoid Fever in a Food-handler on a Cruise Ship, Increase In Gastrointestinal Illness In Philadelphia, School-Based Varicella (chickenpox) Outbreaks, GIV, Recommendations for the use of hepatitis A vaccine, MMRV vaccine update, Prevnar packaging, VFC Eligibility for Hurricane Evacuees, URGENT NATIONWIDE RECALL of Vapotherm 2000i Respiratory Gas Humidification Devices, Pre-book Flu Vaccine Now for the 2006-2007 Season, CDC Recommends against the use of Amantadine and Rimandatine for the Treatment of Influenza in the United States during the 2005-06 Influenza Season.
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