McKee, health officials urge R.I. businesses to adopt vaccine mandates

Updated at 3:55 p.m. on Aug. 26, 2021.

Rhode Island Gov. Daniel J. McKee is called on businesses during his weekly COVID-19 update on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021, to implement vaccine mandates. /AP File Photo / Steven Senne
R.I. GOV. DANIEL J. MCKEE called on Rhode Island businesses to implement vaccine mandates during his weekly COVID-19 update on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. /AP FILE PHOTO/STEVEN SENNE
PROVIDENCE – With the recent approval of a COVID-19 vaccination by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Rhode Island Gov. Daniel J. McKee is calling on businesses to make sure their customers have got the shot before serving them. McKee said he was impressed by the recent Newport Jazz Festival and Newport Folk Festival events, which required…

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