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Next steps for MPS staff vaccine mandate are outlined

Dr Posley getting Covid ShotIn September, the Milwaukee Board of School Directors approved a COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all staff. MPS has now outlined procedures to submit proof of vaccination and accommodation requests.

Employees should access Employee Self-Service by navigating to the MPS homepage at mpsmke.com, clicking “Staff” on the blue bar at the top of the page, then selecting “Self Service.” Step-by-step instructions to submit proof of vaccination or request an accommodation, along with Frequently Asked Questions, can be found on the vaccination information webpage.

When requesting a medical/disability or religious accommodation, an employee must complete and submit the medical/disability accommodation request form or the religious accommodation request form through Employee Self-Service. Exempt individuals will be required to take part in COVID-19 testing twice per week. New employees will be required to submit proof of full vaccination upon hire or be approved for a religious or medical accommodation.

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination must be provided and accommodation requests must be approved by November 1, 2021. Any questions regarding the proof of vaccination process can be sent to COVIDVax@milwaukee.k12.wi.us. Questions regarding the accommodation process can be sent to COVIDAccomm@milwaukee.k12.wi.us.

Employees are encouraged to submit proof of vaccination or accommodation requests as soon as possible to ensure processing by November 1, 2021. For more information, visit the Staff COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate FAQ on the Employee Relations web page on mConnect at https://mpsmke.com/staffvax.

We appreciate all our employees doing their part to ensure our buildings are safe environments for students and staff!

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Earl Arms, Media Relations Manager

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Shahree Douglas, Director Communications & Outreach

douglas@milwaukee.k12.wi.us
414-940-2702

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