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The Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education voted unanimously

today to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for all students over the age of 12. You can read that story here.

In response, Barstow Unified School District has released a statement stating that at the current moment that they are not planning to implement a

similar mandate for their  students.

Barstow Unified will continue to follow the California Department of Public

Health guidelines and recommendations laid out in the District’s COVID

Prevention Plan 2021-2022 Pandemic Addendum/COVID-19 Safety Plan. You can access the plan on the District’s website, barstow.k12.ca.us

As of March 2021, more than 2/3 of Barstow Unified School District employees

have been vaccinated against coronavirus.