Wynn Las Vegas says staff should get vaccinated or submit weekly damaging exams

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — Wynn Las Vegas would require staff to both obtain a COVID-19 vaccination or present they’ve examined damaging for the virus regularly.

The corporate introduced the brand new coverage Thursday, saying that 60% of staff have already been vaccinated.

For workers who don’t get vaccinated, they must present weekly damaging COVID-19 exams.

“Our main objective is to create the most secure doable surroundings at Wynn, for each staff and friends,” Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox stated in an announcement. “Vaccination charges are growing all through the nation, and requiring our staff to both be vaccinated or examined on a weekly foundation will make Wynn one of many most secure trip locations within the U.S.”

The announcement comes because the Nevada Gaming Management Board says it can solely take into account increasing capability past the present 50% restrict if casino-resorts take “measurable and materials steps” to get staff vaccinated.

A number of on line casino operators, together with MGM Resorts, Caesars, Station Casinos and The Cosmopolitan, have began internet hosting on-site vaccine clinics for workers and their households.

Wynn Resorts’ Encore Las Vegas has hosted UMC’s vaccination clinic since January, and eligible staff have been capable of obtain photographs there. Wynn Resorts says the location is predicted to manage its 50,000th vaccine Thursday.

Wynn Las Vegas says it additionally has opened the Lighthouse COVID-19 Testing Lab to conduct testing on-site.

All Nevada residents age 16 and up are eligible to obtain the COVID-19 vaccine.

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