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By David Pan 

Mukilteo Fire Department could lose staff if vaccine is refused


Last updated 9/8/2021 at 11:33am

Chris Alexander

Several Mukilteo firefighters have an important decision to make in the coming weeks, and their decisions could have a major impact on the fire department.

As of last week, seven out of the city's 29 fire department operations personnel have yet to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Firefighters, EMTs and paramedics serving Mukilteo need to get vaccinated by Oct. 18 or risk losing their jobs as a consequence of Gov. Jay Inslee's mandate that state workers, educational employees, and health-care providers be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. Inslee made the proclamation Aug. 9 as the m...

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