June 15 Town Hall: Frank Shushok on Covid vaccine exemptions
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In a town hall conversation on June 15, Frank Shushok, vice president for student affairs, explains the options when it comes to requesting an exemption from the Covid vaccine.
Q. Key ways that you can receive a medical exemption as first, a medical exemption, which requires that your physician sign off on that exemption. It's notarized and uploaded into the shift Health Center Portal. The second is if you have a sincerely held religious conviction that you should not be vaccinated, then there's a form that needs to be notarized and as also uplifted into the shift Health Center portal. There is a very small group of graduate students who may have a completely online course schedule or doing a 100 percent research that won't be coming to any Virginia Tech campus that can also receive an exemption.