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All Navajo Nation employees must be vaccinated by September

Posted at 6:51 AM, Aug 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-23 08:51:43-04

All Navajo Nation employees are now required to get a COVID vaccine.

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez tweeted out the executive order Sunday.

It mandates that all Navajo Nation employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by September 29, 2021.

Nez also says, "the bottom line is we do not want to have another large surge in new COVID-19 cases that would harm our healthcare system and lead to more lives lost."