Proposal would allow providers to fire workers who don’t get flu shots
May 05, 2022
Getting a flu shot could soon be a condition of employment for some nursing home providers if an effort by Delaware state lawmakers continues to gain steam.
CMS pushes for mandatory flu vax monitoring among nursing home staff
Apr 13, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services wants to adopt a new quality tracker to keep tabs on influenza vaccination among healthcare personnel in skilled nursing facilities.
SNF flu-shot mandate draws religious discrimination suit
Apr 08, 2018
The federal government sued Wisconsin’s Ozaukee County in March, alleging that a county-owned nursing home discriminated against a former nursing assistant by forcing her to get a flu shot. According...
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Mar 12, 2018
Aid-in-dying gains momentum as long-time opponents, state leaders change their minds … Mandatory flu vaccines for healthcare workers improve compliance, reduce absenteeism … Police: Elderly...