Proof of vaccination
How comfortable are Americans with it?

37%

of Americans are comfortable visiting restaurants that do not demand proof of vaccination

65%

of Americans think it is fair for corporates to require proof of vaccination from their employees

51%

of Americans are extremely concerned about the delta variant surge disrupting their lives again

The resurgence of COVID-19 cases amid the delta strain has forced businesses across the US to revisit their policies on masking and vaccinations. This report delves into people’s opinions and their comfort with these ongoing developments.

The vaccination debate has again reared its head in America as the country sees another wave of COVID-19 infections, just months after things had seemingly come back to normal. Unlike before, when only the government pushed through with advisories, corporate America now seems to be getting serious about it. Major US companies including Disney, Walmart, Apple, and Google have begun making masks and vaccines mandatory for their employees. Even some private businesses like restaurants and bars have started asking for proof of vaccination from patrons wanting to dine indoors. With the delta strain threatening to disrupt lives again, how comfortable are Americans with the ongoing changes and uncertainties? Piplsay polled 30,830 Americans to get some insights. Here is a summary of what we found:

Other Insights

    • 35% of Millennials and 36% of Gen Xers think it is fair for businesses to seek vaccination proof from their employees and patrons as compared to just 29% of Gen Zers
    • About 35% of both men and women would prefer returning to work with a mask and vaccination mandate
    • 58% of Black Americans and 50% of whites are extremely worried about the delta strain affecting their lives again

Survey Methodology: This Piplsay survey was conducted nationwide in the US  from August 2-3, 2021. We received 30,830 online responses from individuals aged 18 years and older.

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