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Judge orders restaurant to cease operations in mask dispute

Sep. 24, 2021 08:47 AM EDT

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. (AP) — A Jackson County judge has ordered a suburban Kansas City restaurant to shut down in the wake of its owner’s continued defiance of a mask mandate intended to fight the spread of COVID-19. Earlier this month, Judge James Kanatazar ordered...

Maskless San Francisco mayor bucks health order at nightclub

Sep. 17, 2021 14:39 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The mayor of San Francisco was spotted dancing and singing along to live music without a mask at an indoor nightclub, despite a strict order by her public health department that requires wearing masks at indoor establishments unless someone is actively eating or...

Vaccine cards required for some indoor businesses on Maui

Sep. 16, 2021 15:06 PM EDT

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Proof of vaccination is now required to patrons who want to sit inside Maui bars and restaurants. Vaccination cards must be shown for indoor dining and drinking as well as for communal areas in businesses like gyms under Maui's “Safer Outside"...

Vaccination, recent negative test rules in place in Honolulu

Sep. 13, 2021 17:07 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Proof of vaccination or a negative test was required as of Monday to visit most Oahu businesses and state facilities. The move comes as the delta variant has caused COVID-19 case counts to rise dramatically across the state in the...

South Africa to encourage vaccinations, but not force them

Sep. 03, 2021 11:32 AM EDT

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says his government will encourage people to get COVID-19 vaccinations but will not force them. Ramaphosa said that he believes employees may refuse vaccinations on medical and constitutional grounds. ...

San Francisco's new rule: Proof of vaccine or no dining in

Aug. 20, 2021 20:02 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Greg Ryken showed up to his favorite lunch spot in San Francisco on Friday with an appetite and his vaccination record in hand. A manager at Sam's Grill and Seafood restaurant verified he was fully vaccinated against COVID-19, put him on a list of...

No shot, no proof, no service: NYC businesses begin checks

Aug. 17, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — People dining indoors at New York City's restaurants, browsing its museums or sweating in its gyms had to show proof Tuesday that they were at least partially inoculated against COVID-19 as the city began the nation's largest effort yet to exclude the unvaccinated from...

More US cities requiring proof of vaccination to go places

Aug. 13, 2021 19:37 PM EDT

Hold on to that vaccination card. A rapidly growing number of places across the U.S. are requiring people to show proof they have been inoculated against COVID-19 to teach school, work at a hospital, see a concert or eat inside a restaurant. Following New York City's...

San Francisco to require vaccine proof at indoor venues

Aug. 12, 2021 19:34 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Worried that the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus could derail San Francisco’s economic rebound, Mayor London Breed announced Thursday that the city will require proof of full vaccination at indoor restaurants, bars, gyms and entertainment venues to...

Coalition of Portland bars requiring proof of vaccination

Aug. 06, 2021 17:17 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A coalition of bars in Portland, Oregon has banded together to require proof of COVID-19 vaccination at the door as the delta variant spreads throughout the state. The coalition of 15 bars is being organized by Teardrop Cocktail Lounge owner Daniel...