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Utah Valley University joins others in requiring COVID-19 vaccine for students

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Orem, Utah — Utah Valley University is joining other colleges in Utah in requiring students to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

On Monday Utah Valley University announced that starting in the Spring semester of 2022 its students and staff will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

“After careful consideration and discussion with state and local leaders and healthcare professionals, Utah Valley University (UVU) will join universities in Salt Lake, Weber, and Cache counties in requiring COVID-19 vaccines for students for the spring semester,” the school tweeted.

UVU’s announcement comes after the University of Utah, Utah State, and Weber State made declared Friday that their students would be required to be vaccinated.

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