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COVID boosters required at all UMASS campuses for students and employees



BOSTON, Mass. (WWLP) — The College of Massachusetts will involve all students, college, and staff throughout the five-campus procedure to acquire a COVID vaccine booster.

The faculty process stories that just about 100% of college students, college, and workers have been vaccinated immediately after a mandate this previous tumble necessitating vaccinations in purchase to return to campus. Workers who have been granted a spiritual or professional medical exemption from the vaccination necessity are exempt from the booster necessity.

“Vaccination is the greatest protection towards COVID,” UMass President Marty Meehan reported. “The info are very clear that vaccination protects us against extreme health issues and loss of life. I urge everybody to get vaccinated and, as soon as they are eligible, get a booster.”

Meehan has educated the 320 staff members of the Business of the President that they, way too are demanded to get a booster shot. UMass Amherst, UMass Dartmouth, and the UMass Chan Clinical School have produced equivalent bulletins. UMass Boston and UMass Lowell have notified students of the requirement and are in conversations with employee unions about the implementation of the requirement.


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