Before you spend hours debating whether to mandate your staff to get vaccinated for COVID-19, you should figure out if you really have a choice. It may not actually be up to you. covid vaccine mandate.
As reports of new variants of the virus are all over the news, and data to suggest that infection rates and deaths across the country are spiking, fear is driving multiple states to make this controversial decision for you. Some of these states have taken a hardline and implemented a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for healthcare workers – many requirements are based on location and the population being treated. covid vaccine mandate. covid vaccine mandate.
To get an up-to-date state-by-state breakdown of vaccine mandate laws, download this free chart: State-Specific COVID Vaccine Mandates Chart updated as of Oct. 14, 2021. You’ll receive three charts that summarize state COVID-19 vaccine mandates (or their absence of one). Also included are source information should you want more data, and deadlines for implementation.
- States WITHOUT COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for Healthcare Workers
- States with Laws that Prohibit COVID Vaccine mandates
- States WITH COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for Healthcare Workers
Regardless of whether your state has a COVID-19 vaccine mandate today or not, this could change tomorrow. If infection rates continue to expand, more states may follow with requirement for healthcare workers, so it is important that you keep up on your state and local government vaccination requirements.
For more expert advice regarding staff immunizations, see this online training: Employee Vaccine Requirements: Protect Your Staff, Practice & Patients.
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