COVID In Colorado: Fort Lewis College Becomes First In State To Require Vaccine

Administrators at Fort Lewis College in Durango say the COVID-19 vaccination will be a requirement for students attending classes on campus this fall.

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- Fort Lewis College in Durango is the first college in Colorado requiring students attending classes on campus this fall to get COVID vaccinations. The college president announced the decision in a letter to the student body which read, in part, [? "A ?] broadly vaccinated student body provides our best hope for returning to the hands-on, inclusive, experiential, and personalized learning environment that we have all come to [? love." ?] Late last month, Rutgers University in New Jersey was the first in the nation to require students to get COVID-19 vaccinations before the start of the fall term.