While the state of Mississippi has not mandated a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment or school attendance, new federal policies require that federal employees, contractors, and others be vaccinated. Private employers with over 100 employees may soon be compelled to require vaccination or weekly testing.
For those Mississippians who have a sincere, religious objection to a COVID-19 vaccine mandate and are seeking a religious exemption, AFA has provided this resource: A Mississippi Guide to a Religious Exemption from a Vaccine Mandate. You may also download, print or share a PDF copy of the Guide by clicking here.
This is a comprehensive reference guide on how to request a “religious accommodation” from a COVID-19 vaccine mandate. The guide also provides questions and answers that offer a detailed, thorough examination of the issue. Forward this email if you know of a Christian employee in Mississippi who is struggling with this matter.
In September 2021, the Biden administration dictated that all federal employees, as well as contractors and subcontractors, be vaccinated against COVID-19. President Joe Biden also recently announced that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is planning to issue an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requiring that all employers with more than 100 employees mandate that all employees be immunized or submit to a weekly COVID-19 test.
The Mississippi Guide to a Religious Exemption from a Vaccine Mandate provides resources to help guide you or someone you know navigate the process of submitting a request for a religious accommodation from a COVID-19 vaccine mandate. The Guide also provides a checklist on determining employee eligibility, a checklist on how to notify an employer of a request for exemption, and sample letters to an employer.
Get the Mississippi Guide to a Religious Exemption from a Vaccine Mandate. I urge you to share it with those you know whose religious liberty may be at risk.