OMB said it considers any federal employee who gets vaccinated or applies for an exemption as “in accordance” with the mandate.
Best conformity: On November 23, the Department of Transportation (99.6 percent), the Department of Commerce (99.4 percent), the Small Business Administration (99.1 percent), and the Agency for International Development (99.1 percent) had the highest compliance rates on the Vaccine request on.
The Agency for International Development (97.8 percent), the Department of Health (96.4 percent) and the National Science Foundation (96.2 percent) have the highest numbers of employees with at least one vaccination.
Worst conformity: The Department of the Interior (94.7 percent), the Social Security Administration (95 percent), and the Department of Homeland Security, which includes both civilian and active Coast Guard employees (95.1 percent), reported the lowest compliance rates as of November of the mandate. 23
The agencies with the lowest vaccination rates – that is, employees with at least one vaccination – include the Department of Agriculture (86.1 percent), Social Security (87.7 percent), and Veterans Affairs (87.8 percent).
What’s next: Data on how many federal employees are fully vaccinated, or two weeks after completing a full series of vaccines, will not be available until a later date, a senior administration official said this week.