(CBS Detroit) — Michigan State College is implementing a vaccine booster mandate for college students and workers starting upcoming semester.
College President Samuel L. Stanley introduced the mandate Friday, saying “All members of our campus neighborhood who have been absolutely vaccinated both with a two-dose routine greater than six months in the past or a one-dose routine greater than two months in the past are actually eligible for a booster and may instantly obtain one.”
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College students who don’t get a COVID-19 booster shot shall be thought of non-compliant with the college vaccine mandate and won’t be allowed on campus. Employees can be let go.
MSU is joined by the College of Michigan, which can also be requiring the vaccine booster.
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U of M cited the omicron variant, which officers mentioned was detected throughout the neighborhood on the Ann Arbor campus. The college is requiring the booster shot for all three campuses.
The deadline to obtain the booster for the Ann Arbor campus is Feb. 4 or as quickly as they’re eligible primarily based on their particular person vaccination schedule.
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