School districts unsure whether staff vaccines will be required
Last updated 1/21/2021 at 3:57pm
DAVENPORT – According to the state’s vaccination plan, teachers will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 inoculation soon. However, local school districts don’t know whether the state will make receiving the vaccine a requirement, similar to MMR vaccination requirements presently in place.
Davenport superintendent Jim Kowalkowski said that his staff hasn’t discussed any required vaccine dosage for teachers and staff. He guessed that eventually, the vaccine will be mandated by the state for educators, unless they have a medical exemption. Or, he said, if there was a COVID-19 outbreak...