Maine Colleges Report COVID-19 Vaccination Rates Approaching 100%
Ahead of moving day Saturday for the last batch of incoming students, Thomas College in Waterville says COVID-19 vaccination rates are above 95% among students, faculty and staff.
Other schools in Maine have rates approaching 100% for both staff and students, including the University of New England and Bates and Bowdoin colleges.
A spokesperson for the University of Maine system says 94% of residence hall students have shown proof of vaccination. The rate for full time employees is lower, at 81%.