Navajo Nation Communities Have Increased COVID Spread…President Nez Takes Action

“The Navajo Nation on Monday reported 17 new COVID-19 cases, but no additional deaths for the second consecutive day…Based on cases from Aug. 13-16, the Navajo Department of Health has issued an advisory notice for 36 communities due to uncontrolled spread of COVID-19. NM, August 31, 2021

Excerpt:  36 Navajo Nation communities have uncontrolled COVID spread, New Mexico News, August 31, 2021

“President Jonathan Nez has said all Navajo Nation executive branch employees will need to be fully vaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19 by the end of September or be required to submit to regular testing.

The new rules apply to full, part-time and temporary employees, including those working for tribal enterprises like utilities, shopping centers and casinos.

Any worker who does not show proof of vaccination by Sept. 29 must be tested every two weeks or face discipline.”

For more info Visit: The Navajo Nation Government https://www.navajo-nsn.gov

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