Shawnee Mission School District Talks COVID Vaxx Mandate

A community discussion didn't change opinions but offered locals a chance to vent and await a compromise form district officials.

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"A mandate could take many forms. For example, like other employers, they could offer routine testing as an alternative or require the vaccine with few exceptions. It’s not a given that they would create any level of mandate, but Smith said the board feel like it’s time to start discussing it in an open forum."

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Community comments divided on SMSD vaccine mandate before board discussion postponed

OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) - The Shawnee Mission School District is the first Johnson County district to announce it is considering a vaccine mandate for its staff. The discussion item on Monday's agenda was pulled at the start of the meeting because Board President Heather Ousley was absent due to a medical emergency and several others were either absent or available only by phone.