Eskenazi hospital, Indianapolis EMS to require COVID-19 vaccine for employees

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Vaccination against COVID-19 volition present beryllium required for employees of the Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County, which includes the Marion County Public Health Department, Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital and immoderate semipermanent attraction facilities.

Employees person until Sept. 20 to beryllium afloat vaccinated, and akin to the corporation’s flu vaccination policy, employees tin travel a process to petition vaccine exemptions for wellness oregon spiritual reasons, the corp said Thursday.

The corp said the determination to mandate vaccination came “as pandemic-related hospitalizations again statesman to emergence successful the United States.”

Ascension connected Tuesday announced it would necessitate each of its employees, which see those astatine Ascension St. Vincent, to beryllium vaccinated by Nov. 12. Remote workers, autarkic physicians and precocious signifier providers arsenic good arsenic vendors and volunteers entering Ascension facilities are each included successful Ascension’s requirement. Exemptions are disposable for those with aesculapian conditions oregon “strongly held spiritual beliefs.”

IU Health and Community Health announced successful June that they are requiring each employees to get vaccinated.

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