City of Henderson Board of Commissioners approves paid leave for vaccinated employees


FILE – In this April 26, 2021 file photo, a nursing student administers the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center at UNLV, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

HENDERSON, Ky (WEHT) – The City of Henderson Board of Commissioners approved a municipal order providing vaccinated employees with paid COVID-19 leave at the regular meeting on Tuesday.

Should vaccinated employees test positive for the virus, they will be provided with two weeks of paid leave. The provision was presented as an incentive for city employees to be vaccinated.

The next meeting is scheduled for August 10.

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