Washington State Governor Jay Inslee ordered all employees of public universities in the state to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Associated Press Report.
Insley’s office stated that the authorization applies to coaches, including Washington State University head coach Nick Rolovich, who said he refused to be vaccinated for personal reasons.
Issued by Washington State Department of Sports This statement“We appreciate the efforts made by Governor Insley to protect the health and safety of the people of Washington. The Washington State Track and Field Team, including staff, coaches, and student athletes, will continue to follow all campuses, localities, and states related to COVID-19. , Pac-12 and NCAA guidelines, we will work hard to ensure the governor’s authorization after the announcement.”
Rolovic Said Thursday, “I plan to follow [Inslee’s] Authorization… Of course. “