The deadline for state employees to submit proof of vaccination was Sunday. That means approximately 42,000 workers across the state are now required to have either submitted proof of vaccination or a request for a medical or religious exemption. There is no option for state employees to choose regular testing instead of getting vaccinated. WBUR's Callum Borchers brings us the latest on how many state workers could be affected, and what the impact could be if hundreds of public employees are suspended for failing to comply.
This segment aired on October 18, 2021.