I haven’t heard any say an exception to the mandate is if you’ve had COVID. Not one has said that to me.
— Kent Zimmermann, a law firm consultant for Zeughauser Group, commenting on the accomodations that law firms have offered to their COVID-19 vaccination mandates. Those vaccine accomodations include exclusions for employee health reasons and their sincerely held religious beliefs. Prior COVID infections are not a common or widely accepted reason to be exempted from vaccine requirements.
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