On September 9, 2021, The White House announced a COVID-19 plan that includes a comprehensive national strategy to address rising COVID-19 cases from the delta variant.
Biden imposed strict new rules, includes taking some punitive action, to immunize millions of workers that the country saw as dangerous. Biden laid out a six-part
a plan intended to get more people vaccinated, allow schools to reopen safely, increase testing, improve care for patients and boost economic recovery
. President Biden
Also signed two related executive orders on the same day.
- Executive Order on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees
- The Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors