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Superintendent Perrins' Message on New Requirement for School Employees

Please click to read a message from Superintendent Perrins regarding a new legal requirement for school employees in Washington state. On August 18, 2021, Governor Jay Inslee announced a new directive legally requiring all K–12 school district employees to get a COVID-19 vaccination or a medical or religious exemption by mid-October. This proclamation does not apply to students.

Opportunity for Parents from the Washington Council of the American Academy of Pediatrics on August 17

WCAAP is partnering with the Washington State PTA to offer a virtual town hall-style forum at 7:00-8:00PM on August 17th to address parents’ questions and concerns about going back to school, including COVID-19 concerns, catching up on routine childhood vaccinations, COVID-19 vaccines, and behavioral health. Our thanks to WCAAP members Drs. Jasmin Zavala and Frank Bell for participating in the forum. We will also be joined by Lacy Fehrenbach, Deputy Secretary of Health for COVID-19 Response at DOH and Lisa Barrois, PhD, a clinical psychologist at Seattle Children’s Hospital.

https://www.wastatepta.org/event/back-to-school-healthy-strong-town-hall/
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