Some Boston eating places take vaccine necessities into their very own fingers

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“We simply create a safe environment for our customers, our employees and, above all, for the musicians who work.”

Some restaurants require proof of vaccination. Washington Post photo by Petula Dvorak

From The Associated Press, Associated Press

August 8, 2021 | 2:18 pm

In the absence of government or city mandates, a small but growing number of restaurant owners in the Boston area are developing their own plans to make indoor dining safer.

Acting Mayor Kim Janey has said she does not support requiring guests to provide proof of vaccination before they eat inside. But some local restaurants are implementing mandates, reports the Boston Globe.

The Quiet Few in East Boston requires a vaccination card to be presented before entering, and unvaccinated guests can dine on the patio. At City Winery, guests are required to present either proof of vaccination or a recent negative test for COVID-19. You can also do quick tests on the door.

“There’s nothing here about politics. We simply create a safe environment for our customers, our employees and, above all, for the musicians who work, ”said owner Michael Dorf.