DC’s new COVID-19 vaccination entry requirement begins this weekend
WASHINGTON - The District's new vaccine mandate takes effect this weekend.
Beginning Saturday, venues across D.C. will be required to check for proof of vaccination before letting someone inside.
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Timeline for Vaccine Requirements
January 15, 2022: one dose for ages 12+
February 15, 2022: fully vaccinated for ages 12+
Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 is required in the following locations:
Indoor food and drink establishments, such as:
Indoor cultural and entertainment establishments, such as:
Concert, live entertainment and sporting venues
Indoor exercise and recreational establishments, such as:
Any facilities used for group fitness classes
Indoor event and meeting establishments, such as:
Beginning on January 15, 2022, businesses shall display prominently, visible to patrons prior to entry, a notice informing patrons that proof of vaccination is required to enter any indoor portion of a covered location.
Proof of Vaccination
Before patrons can access the indoor portion of the business, a business is required to check the patron’s proof of vaccination.
One of the following options will demonstrate proof of vaccination:
A physical Center for Disease Control (CDC) Vaccination Card
A digital copy/photo of a CDC Vaccination Card
A COVID-19 Verification App such as VaxYes or CLEAR