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COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most frequently asked questions CMA has received during the COVID-19 outbreak. By default, the most recent answers will appear up top. You can also filter the FAQ by category. We will update this resource regularly.

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Can an employer require its employees to show proof that they have received the COVID-19 vaccine before entering the workplace?

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Yes. The EEOC guidance states that "simply requesting proof of receipt of a COVID-19 vaccination is not likely to elicit information about a disability and, therefore, is not a disability-related inquiry." However, the EEOC further warns that additional questions, such as why an employee did not receive the vaccine, may constitute a "medical inquiry" under the ADA, and would therefore only be permissible if such an inquiry was "job-related and consistent with business necessity."

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