Maricopa and Pima Community Colleges Will Require Employees to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

Arizona’s two largest community college systems will require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to meet federal mandates, officials announced this week.

The Maricopa County Community College District emailed employees Monday to alert them to the new requirement. Pima Community College approved its plan at a Wednesday governing board meeting.

Arizona's three public universities announced employee vaccine requirements last month. The universities and community colleges are following President Joe Biden’s executive order for federal contractors, which requires all employees to be fully vaccinated, with limited accommodations.

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