July 8, 2021

More healthcare organizations mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for employees

By: Judy Mathias

Editor's Note

Since listing the hospitals and health systems mandating COVID-19 vaccination for its employees on June 29 ( https://www.ormanager.com/briefs/growing-number-of-hospitals-healthcare-systems-mandating-covid-19-vaccinations-for-hcws/ ), Becker’s Hospital Review has added five more, bringing the number to 26.

In chronological order, the five additional organizations that have added mandates as of July 8 are:

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  • Trinity Health, Livonia, Michigan, will require its 117,000 employees in 22 states to get the COVID-19 vaccine after the number who received at least one shot stagnated at 75%.
  • Mercy, St Louis, will require its 40,000 employees in 44 hospitals and healthcare facilities to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by September 30.
  • University Hospital, Newark, New Jersey, will require all of its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have a medical or religious exemption, according to a June 30 report.
  • Yale New Haven Health, New Haven, Connecticut, will require all health system employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, but the deadline is still being determined, according to officials at a June 30 press conference.
  • Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hartford, will require all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by September 30.

The list will continue to be updated as organizations announce mandates, the report says.


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