City of Pittsburgh requiring new hires to get COVID-19 vaccine

PITTSBURGH — All new city of Pittsburgh hires will be required to get a COVID-19 vaccine, starting Monday.

The requirement is being put into effect as the number of coronavirus cases continues to climb.

All non-union employees must be fully vaccinated or get tested for COVID-19 on a weekly basis and wear a mask.

Anyone who is unvaccinated must wear a mask at all times inside city buildings. People who are vaccinated need to wear masks in common areas, such as lobbies and elevators.

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Allegheny County has implemented similar guidelines for employees.