University Of Tulsa To Require Employees To Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19 By Dec. 8

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By: David Prock

 

The University of Tulsa will be requiring all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in compliance with President Biden’s September 9th Executive Order.

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In a statement released on Wednesday, TU officials say that the vast majority of TU employees already are immunized and that the remaining employees will be provided support to get the vaccine by December 8. TU says employees will also be able to request an exemption on medical or religious grounds. The University of Tulsa is a federal contractor.

See the full statement below:

On Sept. 9, President Biden signed an executive order directing that all employees of contractors that do business with the federal government are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The University of Tulsa is a federal contractor and the order applies to TU along with most other research universities. Universities in Kansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Arizona, Virginia and elsewhere have begun notifying their communities of the need to comply.

After concerted efforts to incentivize and educate our employees about the personal and community benefits of receiving a vaccine, the vast majority of TU employees already are immunized against COVID-19. While these


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