Internal Baltimore Fire Officers Union poll shows overwhelming opposition to vaccine mandates

Posted at 12:55 PM, Aug 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-11 12:55:56-04

BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Fire Officers Association on Tuesday sent a letter to Mayor Brandon Scott sharing their opposition to any COVID-19 vaccine mandates.

In the letter President Joshua L. Fannon, of the local International Association of Firefighters, said an internal poll showed members were overwhelmingly against any potential policy decision that would require vaccination.

Fannon did say the union would continue encouraging members to get vaccinated.

So far, Scott's office hasn't publicly revealed any plans to require vaccines in Baltimore, including for first responders.

The full letter can be read below.