As Pasadena Unified School District prepares to get students back in the classroom, there is a continuous debate about whether vaccinates ought to be mandatory for everybody’s return.
“I’m worried that we are seven days out we’re actually posing those inquiries,” said Pasadena Mayor Victor Gordo.
Gordo said he thinks the school district ought to take cues from the city making vaccinations mandatory for school employees.
“We likewise go about as managers and we have the obligation to bring to the table the safest working environment and that is the thing that I’m asking the school district to do,” Gordo said.
At the present time, COVID-19 testing is voluntary for students, teachers and staff in the district. In any case, as cases are on the rise, many think more ought to be required.
With only a couple days before the beginning of school, even students are befuddled about what’s in store.
“I believe it’s going to be so energizing on the grounds that there will be bunches of activities however there’s a pandemic going on,” said fifth-grader Allison Tapia.
The board gave off an impression of being inclining toward mandatory week after week testing for employees who are not immunized, yet eventually, the board didn’t settle on a choice on an order. They discussed extended testing and will talk about additional at the following board meeting.
This moment, Covid testing is voluntary for teachers, students and staff in the district.