Mayor de Blasio announces “Key to New York City. ” Vaccine Mandate

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK- August 3rd, 2021- Mayor Bill de Blasio announces what he coins as the “Key to NYC”. This measuyre will require businesses to confirm the vaccination status of their customers for certain indoor establishments.

Mayor de Blasio announced that starting Sept. 13th, the vaccination status for customers of certain establishments will need to be verified.

According to his announcements, the following establishment will need to verify that their customers have received at least one vaccination.

These businesses include:

  • Indoor dining,
  • Indoor fitness,
  • and Indoor Entertainment and Performance establishments.

Announcing this mandate, de Blasio said:

“The key to New York City. When you hear those words. I want you to imagine the notion that, because someone is vaccinated. They can do all the amazing things that are available in this city.”

The written and finalized details of this policy will not be available until August 16th.