Chardon Local Schools closed due to staff absences following COVID-19 vaccine

Chardon Local Schools closed due to staff absences following COVID-19 vaccine
Chardon Local Schools closed due to staff absences following COVID-19 vaccine (Source: Chardon Local Schools)

CHARDON, Ohio (WOIO) - Chardon Local Schools are closed Monday, March 8, after a “substantial number” of staff called off after receiving the second dose of the coronavirus vaccine Saturday, the district said.

“We regret that we are unable to cover the number of staff absences we are experiencing and believe that this closure is in the interest of student safety,” Chardon Local Schools said in a Facebook post.

The district said staff members are experiencing “anticipated side effects of the vaccine.”

Due to staff absence levels related to the mass administration of the COVID vaccine on Saturday, Chardon Schools will be...

Posted by Chardon Local Schools on Sunday, March 7, 2021

Classes are scheduled to resume Tuesday.

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