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Monday deadline for school employee vaccinations

“Some people say (the vaccination mandate) is for the public good. I don’t necessarily believe that public good should triumph individual rights. The Germans used ‘public good’ to exterminate six million Jews.”

Ninety-one percent of Shelton School District employees have received COVID vaccinations as the deadline for state’s mandate approaches on Monday.

That’s the figure Superintendent Wyeth Jessee announced Tuesday evening at the Shelton School Board meeting. Fifty-two employees have applied for medical or religious exemptions, and 32 of them have been accommodated through exemptions or plans to get vaccinated, he said.

Like all the other school districts in the state, the Shelton School District is obligated to follow Gov. Jay Inslee’s mandate for employees to be vaccinated, receive an e...


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