SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Santa Fe County’s employees who are not in compliance with the county’s vaccination policy by Friday, Dec. 10 will be fired.
The county states that out of nearly 800 employees, 665 are already fully vaccinated. Twenty-two have had their first dose and 63 have submitted exemptions.
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That leaves 29 workers who are not vaccinated and do not have exemptions. If an exemption is denied, an employee has 30 days to show proof of vaccination. Those who are fired can reapply for their job if they agree to get the vaccine.