By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – WPIAL officials will not be required to be vaccinated for playoffs.READ MORE: Fall Foliage Report: Cooler Temperatures Bring In The Best Colors
The District 7 Board of Directors made the decision Monday.READ MORE: All Northbound I-279 Lanes Closed After Reported Vehicle Fire
WPIAL Executive Director Amy Scheuneman says officials know they’re supposed to remove themselves from games if they’ve been exposed to COVID or if they feel ill.
Last week, the PIAA decided to mandate vaccines for all officials working postseason games.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Mayoral Candidates Ed Gainey, Tony Moreno Take Debate Stage On KDKA
For students and coaches, the vaccine is recommended by the PIAA. The PIAA can’t mandate it for them.