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Do you have to be vaccinated for jobs like being a correctional officer?

I am thinking about becoming a correctional officer and while I was considering the career as a whole, I began thinking about vaccinations and how I really just don't want to get any. Do you have to get vaccinated in a career such as that? In other words, would a person not being willing to be vaccinated be denied employment for that type of job or even other jobs and is there a way around it? Is it constitutional for jobs to force that on people?

Asked By: Bryan - 8/21/2010
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You will need to get a flu shot every year. You ought to get your Tetanus booster (Tdap), too. p.s. You are going to deal with prisoners and you're worried about getting a shot?
Answered By: Pooky - 8/21/2010
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Many jobs where you have a potential to encounter health issues require vaccinations. I would imagine most facilities would require you to be current and may also require Hep A & B... More
Answered By: cainvest1 - 8/21/2010
 
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