The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced a state public health order for most healthcare workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Paid and unpaid workers in health care facilities have until September 30th to be fully vaccinated.
Join CAFP on September 27th at 6pm for a Webinar on What You Need to Know: Navigating the Mandate for Health Care Workers, to learn more about employer responsibilities and employee rights. Our speaker will be Dorit Rubinstein Reiss.
Dorit Rubinstein Reiss is a professor of law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law who specializes in vaccines law and policy, including exemption laws and tort liability related to non-vaccination. She published on these topics in law reviews, peer reviewed journals and blogs.
She received an undergraduate degree in Law and Political Science (1999, Magna cum Laude) from the Faculty of Law in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She received her Ph.D. from the Jurisprudence and Social Policy program in UC Berkeley.
She is a member of the Parents Advisory Board of Voices for Vaccines and the Vaccine Working Group on Ethics and Policy, and active in vaccine advocacy in other ways.