Beginning Friday, prospects 12 years outdated and older looking for entry to sure Berkeley companies should present proof that they’re vaccinated from COVID-19 to achieve entry, metropolis public well being officers mentioned.
Moreover, sure companies should require and get proof of vaccination from COVID-19 from all their staff by Oct. 15.
The companies requiring proof of vaccination for patrons and staff embrace eating places and different locations for eating, any enterprise or occasion that serves meals or drink inside, bars and golf equipment, and theaters and different leisure venues. Berkeley officers mentioned a masked buyer going right into a enterprise briefly to choose up meals, for instance, doesn’t want to point out that they’re vaccinated.
The listing of companies requiring proof of vaccination additionally contains gyms, recreation services, yoga studios, dance studios, different health services and indoor occasions of 1,000 individuals or extra.
Berkeley officers mentioned indoor occasions of 1,000 individuals or extra that bought tickets earlier than Sept. 3 are usually not required to acquire proof of vaccination from prospects till Oct. 15. Beginning Oct. 15, Berkeley would require staff to be vaccinated or be examined weekly in the event that they work at an grownup care facility, grownup day program, dental workplace, pharmacy, or a private and non-private youngster care facility.
Berkeley can also be requiring house well being care staff and employers of house well being care staff to be examined weekly or present proof of vaccination beginning Oct. 15.