GLENDALE (CBSLA) – The Glendale Unified School District is requiring all its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
The Glendale Unified Board of Education voted Tuesday to require all teachers and staff to be fully vaccinated by Nov. 1.READ MORE: Woman Says She Was Refused Service At An Encino Dunkin' Donuts For Being Deaf
“From the moment vaccinations were first available, Glendale Unified has worked diligently with our healthcare partners to provide vaccination opportunities for employees, students, and families,” Glendale Unified Superintendent Dr. Vivian Ekchian said in a statement. “I am incredibly proud of our District’s continued commitment and efforts to vaccinate our community, which have resulted in an already high vaccination rate among our employees.”
Earlier this month, the Los Angeles Unified School District announced that all its teachers and staff will be required to be fully vaccinated by Oct. 15.READ MORE: Illegal Marijuana Grow Bust Nets Nearly 30,000 Plants And Leads To 31 Arrests In San Bernardino
The state of California is requiring that all teachers and school staff be either vaccinated or undergo weekly testing.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Related Hospitalizations Continue To Drop In Los Angeles County
The Culver City Unified School District became the first in California to mandate all eligible students ages 12 and older get vaccinated against the coronavirus.