McKee touts high vaccination rate at URI, calls on employers to follow suit

UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND students wait to be vaccinated for COVID-19 during a spring clinic in the school's Memorial Union on the Kingston campus in South Kingstown. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND
UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND students wait to be vaccinated for COVID-19 during a spring clinic at the university's campus in South Kingstown. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – With more than 17,000 students arriving on campus this September and a roughly 95% COVID-19 vaccination rate, Gov. Daniel J. McKee and public health officials are pointing to the University of Rhode Island as an example for organizations throughout the state, including labor unions that have yet to agree to a vaccine…

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