Under federal law, can your employer make you get the COVID-19 vaccine?
Last updated 2/4/2021 at 11:51am
Are state governments and private employers about to mandate COVID-19 vaccines?
There are many opaque current and future legal issues around COVID-19 and the measures to contain it. Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are emergency use products, and as such, not fully licensed. The law is clear: States may not mandate the vaccines, and private entities do so at the peril of violating federal law.
The law governing vaccines approved for emergency use
For the time being, there are only two COVID-19 vaccines available in the United States: the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and the Moderna vaccine. The U.S....