No, vaccinations are free in the United States, regardless of immigration or health
Employees will have to use their own paid leave benefits (i.e. Sick Leave and/or Vacation).
This information is subject to change if there are any agreements between the District
and the respective unions and/or if there are any changes to Federal, State, or Local
laws mandating paid leave requirements.
For more information, visit Time Off Work and the current MOUs for leave related to COVID-19 and Vaccination.
Yes, you can get vaccinated as long as you are not isolating anymore, do not experience
symptoms anymore, and have been medically cleared by a doctor after having COVID-19.
You do not need to wait until 90 days after your diagnosis.
The college wants to provide a safe and healthy place for the SMC community.
SMC follows public health guidance and legal requirements for COVID-19.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the California
Department of Public Health, and the Los Angeles County Public Health Officer, COVID-19
continues to pose a risk, especially to individuals who are not fully vaccinated,
and certain safety measures are needed to protect against COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations,
Vaccination is the most effective way to prevent transmission and limit COVID-19 hospitalizations