Stockton University in New Jersey is one of the hundreds of schools that require students to get vaccinated against Covid-19 before returning to the campus this autumn. Students have until August 1 to provide the university voucher by vaccination status or to request an exemption on medical or religious motives.

There is an incentive for Stockton students to present their early paperwork: students who presented vaccination tests before July 8 was eligible for a drawing to win a year of registration or free room and meeting , and university officials are planning two additional drawings in August.

but only two weeks before the deadline of August 1. , the percentage of students who have sent vaccination tests or an exemption request is floating around a third party. Stockton officials report that around 90 percent of the 3,500 students who have submitted documentation so far have provided a vaccination state test, while approximately 10 percent have requested an exemption.

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    that It goes around two thirds of unautnic students. The question without answer is whether these students are waiting until they are closer to the deadline to verify their vaccination status or if it is choosing not to vaccinate.

    "Anyone who has required the vaccine facing the dilemma: many are vaccinated, and what is the next step for those who do not get vaccinated?" Susan Davenport, Executive Vice President of Stockton and Chief of personal.

    "We are very concerned about interrupting and affecting any of the education of these students even more, but we also really believe in science and we are committed to having an open and healthy campus," Davenport said.

    "anecdoty," he said, "What we are listening to are the students who are waiting for us a little. Do we really understand it?"

    Stockton is in the process of working with the department of New Jersey health to link the university's electronic health records to a vaccination database throughout the state, which will give college a better sense of how many students who have not presented evidence, in fact, have Received vaccination. About 98 percent of Stockton students come from New Jersey, so it is fair expectation that most students who have been vaccinated were vaccinated within the state. googleg.cmd.push (function () googleg.display ("DFP-AD -Article_in_Article");); Do you want to announce? Click here

    Meanwhile, Stockton is not alone to face a waiting game, and a little bit of conjecture, when it comes to seeing how the fulfillment of this new requirement will be seen.

    nationally, young adults from 18 to 29 years have the lowest Vaccination rates of any adult. A study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health This week by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, found that about a quarter (24 percent) of young adults from 18 to 25 years old, he expressed his yaitic about how to get A Vaccine Covid, with the greatest common concerns focused on security and possible side effects.

    Officials in several other colleges with underlined Covid-19 vaccination requirements. It is still early to draw conclusions about the uptake of students' vaccines.

    "We still have a few weeks until the deadline," said Joe Cardona, a spokesman for the University of Rowan, a public university in New Jersey, who is crediting the accounts of the students of $ 500 or , For students on campus, $ 1,000, if they get the vaccine. . "From now on, about 30 percent of students have responded, this is quite normal when collecting any type of documents. There is a hurry at the beginning and a race on the deadline."

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