December 1, 2022

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Washington, DC Delays COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Students After Ruling

Officials in Washington, D.C., are delaying enforcement of the school COVID-19 vaccine mandate after a federal judge struck down vaccination requirements for city workers.
Students aged 12 and older who do not receive a COVID-19 vaccine will not be barred from school until Jan. 3, 2023, the D.C. Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) said on Aug. 27.
Before the change, students who did not provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination were going to be prohibited from attending classes just 20 days after the school year started.
The office’s immunization attendance policy, for instance, states, “Schools are not permitted to allow a student to attend more than 20 school days while the school does not have certification of immunization.”…
Source: The Epoch Times