Vicksburg Warren School District Implements Employee Vaccine Incentive



VICKSBURG, Mississippi (WJTV) – Employees of the Vicksburg Warren School District (VWSD) are eligible for a $ 1,000 incentive if they receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

The Vicksburg Post reported that the VWSD board of directors approved the “inducement to inoculation” on Thursday, October 28. All staff are eligible for the incentive, except contractors and school board members.

Officials say the incentive program will be funded by Federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Assistance (ESSER) funds. Employees who have already received the vaccine will also be eligible for the incentive.

If employees want to receive the incentive, they will need to complete a Google form with a series of questions, provide the date of the first and second vaccination, and name the school where they are employed. They will also need to upload proof of vaccination.

Employees who submit and complete their forms by November 12 will receive their incentive by December 17. Those who were not fully immunized in the first round of incentives can submit their documents by February 18, 2022 and they will receive their incentive by March 18. , 2022.



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