On Monday, December 20, Mayor Michelle Wu announced in a press conference that people will need to provide proof of at least one vaccination in order to dine indoors, starting January 15, 2022. Later, on February 15, customers will need to provide proof of two vaccinations.
The mandate applies to everyone ages 12 and up. Proof of vaccination can include a CDC vaccination card, a digital image of your CDC card, an image of any official immunization record, or a City of Boston app or any other COVID vaccine verification app.
The indoor spaces mentioned in this mandate include restaaurants, bars, nightclubs, indoor fitness centers, and indoor entertainment.
The announcement comes as coronavirus cases soar in Boston and Massachusetts, and the omicron variant has cause cases to rapidly increase over the last two weeks.
You can find more information on the City of Boston’s website.
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