NECC Observer

The student news website of Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill and Lawrence, Mass.

NECC announces new COVID-19 vaccine policy

Photo by Isa Grullon

COVID-19 vaccine flyer in the Spurk Building at the Haverhill campus.

 

On Sept. 20, the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts announced that there will be a vaccine requirement for students, faculty and staff starting in January 2022. Students who are not vaccinated will be able to take online courses. Read the full announcement here: https://www.necc.mass.edu/current-students/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/home/COVID_Statement_from_Presidents-092021.pdf

NECC will hold a two free vaccine clinics this in October. The first clinic will be held in the Dimitry Building lobby on the Lawrence campus on Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. to noon. The second clinic will be held in Haverhill on Oct. 29 from 9 a.m. to noon in the D Building lobby.

The Observer is interested in hearing your thoughts about this requirement. Get in touch with us at observer@necc.mass.edu.

For more details and the most up-to-date information on NECC’s COVID-19 response and policies visit: https://www.necc.mass.edu/public-safety/coronavirus-information/