Christ Hospital Health Network will require all 6,500 employees, physicians, students, volunteers and contractors to be vaccinated by October. Providence has announced that all 120,000 healthcare employees will be required (in states where it is permitted) to comply with a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy by September. A drop falls from a syringe after a healthcare worker received an injection of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine last year at a hospital in Providence, R. Connecticut National Guard medic Todd Smith administers a COVID-19 injection at a mass vaccination centre in East Hartford, Conn.
New York City is requiring the approximately 42,000 workers in its public hospital system, Health and Hospitals, to be vaccinated in early August. President Joe Biden announced a series of proposals to combat the COVID-19 pandemic more aggressively, including plans for a new rule requiring employers with 100 or more employees to require their workers to be vaccinated or tested weekly. Trinity Health has implemented a vaccination mandate for its 117,000-strong workforce, including clinical staff, remote employees, contractors and "those who conduct activities at its health care facilities". Health system leaders began to consider whether they would end up issuing mandates as soon as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved three vaccines under emergency use authorisations (EUAs) late last year.
Covington District Court v. hospital in response to its announced workplace vaccination mandate. The University of Alabama Health System at Birmingham said it is requiring all employees and others working at its hospitals and clinics to be fully vaccinated by November. Nebraska Medicine signed a joint letter with surrounding systems committing to an employee vaccination mandate.
When UofL Health announced its employee vaccination mandate on June 1, approximately 70 percent of its employees were vaccinated. Public Health Service, the National Guard or the Federal Emergency Management Agency to assist rural hospitals. Some health care administrators in Texas fear that mandating vaccinations will push much-needed employees to quit, according to the Texas Tribune. UNC Health ordered everyone working at six hospitals, as well as their medical offices and shared service sites, to be vaccinated by September.
They provide strong protection against workers unintentionally bringing the disease to work and spreading it to patients and co-workers, the American Hospital Association (AHA) said in a 21 July policy statement.