LA CROSSE, Wis., November 18, 2021 – Western Technical College announced today nearly 93 percent of its full-time staff have received the COVID-19 vaccine.
Out of 447 full time staff, 412, or 92.2 percent, are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
“We are really pleased with these figures,” said Western President Roger Stanford. “While we know it’s a matter of personal choice, we are very happy to see so many of our employees taking action to stop the spread of COVID-19, including vaccinations. This is another step to make sure our campus remains safe for students and staff.”
Western is also requiring that face masks are worn inside its buildings as another safety precaution. The number of positive cases on campus has remained low throughout the fall term, rarely exceeding single digits at a time.
To learn more about Western’s response to COVID-19, visit www.westerntc.edu/coronavirus.