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Clay County protesters voice opposition to vaccine mandate at St. Vincent’s hospital

Anti-vaccine mandate protest in Clay County. (Copyright 2021 by WJXT News4Jax - All rights reserved.)

CLAY COUNTY, Fla. – Dozens of demonstrators gathered outside Ascension St. Vincent’s in Clay County on Sunday.

They were protesting the hospital’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for employees.

Workers at the hospital were told they need to be fully vaccinated by Nov. 12. That’s the same deadline Ascension has for workers to get the flu vaccine a requirement that’s been in place for years.