Pritzker Evaluating Vaccine For State Workers

By Nick Gale, 890 WLS News

(CHICAGO) — While the Biden administration considers requiring federal workers to get a COVID vaccine or face strict restrictions, Gov. J.B. Pritzker says he isn’t there yet when it comes to all state workers.

“As I’ve said in the last week or so we’re looking strongly at the idea that there are people in sensitive positions, certainly in state government, that we want to make sure get vaccinated so we are evaluating how best to get that accomplished, but I promise that is something, among other mitigation’s, we are very focused on,” Pritzker said Wednesday.

Sources say the president will likely announce Thursday that he will require federal workers to get the COVID vaccine or face strict masking and other restrictions.

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