Seattle school board could ask state to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for all students

The resolution was brought before the Seattle Public Schools at Wednesday’s board meeting.

SEATTLE — The board of Seattle Public Schools is considering a resolution that would request the Washington Board of Health (BOH) to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for all students across the state.

The resolution appeared on the school board’s agenda Wednesday night. A vote on the measure was postponed until the board’s Nov. 3 meeting.

The resolution would urge the BOH to adopt the mandate once the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) fully approves a COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 and up.

The Pfizer vaccine is the only COVID-19 vaccine

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