public health order

Public health orders are directives issued by state or territory governments, which can include requirements like mandatory vaccinations for certain workers. Both employers and employees are required to comply with these orders.

Public health orders are legal directives issued by government authorities to address public health concerns, such as during a pandemic. These orders can mandate specific actions, like vaccination for certain groups of workers, to ensure public safety. Employers and employees are legally obligated to adhere to these orders, which can vary based on location and the current health situation.

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