Stetson University requires employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19

DELAND, Fla. — Stetson University announced on Wednesday that it will require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

The university said full-time employees must register their vaccination with the university by Sept. 30.

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Exemptions will be allowed for medical conditions or religious beliefs, university officials said.

Part-time employees, including adjunct faculty members, as well as volunteers, are required to be fully vaccinated by the start of the Spring 2022 semester.

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Stetson University will also require face coverings in all classrooms, meetings and indoor events.

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Watch the announcement below:

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