SAN FRANCISCO INT’L AIRPORT (KPIX 5) – Nearly 50,000 workers at San Francisco International Airport must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to new rules announced by city officials on Tuesday.
The requirement, which goes into effect immediately, applies to all airline, service, concession and construction employees. Officials said SFO is the first airport in the U.S. to implement a vaccine requirement.
San Francisco has already implemented vaccine requirements for all city employees, along with workers in numerous other sectors, including healthcare, education, the restaurant industry and fitness establishments.
Devin Fehely contributed to this report.