February 17, 2022
City Rejects Vaccine Mandates
2/8/22: Santa Monica will not require that indoor restaurants and other businesses, require vaccines in order to enter their businesses.
After City Staff presented a study stating that indoor vaccine mandates were unnecessary, Councilmembers agreed that the measure was not necessary at this time.
Chief Resilience Officer Lindsay Call, who delivered the staff presentation, said that an expanded mandate is not recommended for SM because vaccination rates high in town.
Call stated that there is a lack of data indicating similar policies have been effective in c...