MoCo Board of Education Passes Resolution Requiring That All MCPS Staff Be Vaccinated

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The Board of Education passed a unanimous resolution requiring that all MCPS staff be vaccinated.

Per MCPS:

The resolution requires that all staff employed by MCPS provide verification that they have received at least the first COVID-19 shot by Sept. 30, 2021, and verification of the second shot by Oct. 29, 2021, unless staff request an exemption based on a medical reason documented by a medical doctor.

If a medical exemption is granted, the employee must submit to regular COVID-19 testing as required by MCPS.

The Board passed this resolution as an added layer of protection, particularly for younger students who are not eligible to be vaccinated.

A series of vaccination clinics hosted by MCPS, DHHS, and other healthcare providers will be conducted across the county.

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