Ford Motor Company (NYSE: NS) Is reviving worker and visitor mask requirements at facilities in Florida and Missouri, where new cases of COVID-19 are on the rise.
In addition, automakers have ordered US employees to be vaccinated against the coronavirus before traveling abroad. Detroit News report.
“Ford continues to encourage all team members who can be medically vaccinated,” a company spokesman said in a statement to the newspaper.
Ford’s move occurs in the surge when public health professionals are due to delayed vaccination rates and the circulation of highly contagious delta variants of the virus.
Also will arrive within 2 weeks United Auto Workers and Detroit Three Automakers Ended mask requirements for fully vaccinated union representative workers in the United States. Ford, General Motors, and Stellantis have opted to rely on an employee honor system rather than requiring proof of vaccination.
according to Bloomberg News, General Motors also returned to Maskmandate at its Missouri factory last week.
Published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday Updated guidanceIt is recommended that fully vaccinated people start wearing masks indoors again in areas with high COVID-19 infection rates.
CDC May Fully vaccinated people no longer needed to wear masks, except in some situations.
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