CLIENT ALERT: COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for Head Start Programs

By , Published On: September 15, 2021

The Biden administration plans to initiate rulemaking requiring all Head Start and Early Head Start teachers and staff to receive COVID-19 vaccination in an effort to allow schools to open safely.

The Office of Head Start expects Head Start programs to begin in-person services nationwide, no later than January 1, 2022. According to Dr. Bernadine Futrell, Director, Office of Head Start, “A vaccinated workforce is a key component to building the Head Start program back and preparing for stronger, more vibrant opportunities ahead.” Additional details from the Office of Head Start can be found here.