Gov. Inslee announces school employee vaccination mandate
State also issues indoor mask requirement
Last updated 9/1/2021 at 12:13pm
Gov. Jay Inslee today announced a vaccination requirement for employees working in K-12, most childcare and early learning, and higher education, as well as an expansion of the statewide mask mandate to all individuals, regardless of vaccination status.
K-12 educators, school staff, coaches, bus drivers, school volunteers, and others working in school facilities will have until Oct. 18 to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. The requirement includes public, private, and charter schools, and comes as schools across the state prepare to return for the 2021–22 school year amid...