Southeast MO State exceeds goal of 70% COVID-19 vaccination rate

After achieving a 70% vaccination rate for students, faculty and staff by Nov. 1, classes scheduled for Nov. 22-23 are cancelled.

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KBSI) – Southeast Missouri State University exceeded its goal of 70% COVID-19 vaccination rate as of Oct. 29.

The vaccination rate reflects the number of faculty, staff and students that have shared proof of vaccination with the university, including those who have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

By reaching the goal, students, faculty and staff will get a full week off for the week of Thanksgiving.

The goal was set to achieve a 70% vaccination rate for students, faculty and staff by Nov. 1, 2021. This goal was exceeded on Friday, Oct. 29. Classes scheduled for Nov. 22-23 are cancelled and offices will be closed Nov. 22-26.

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