Researchers brought us to us directly this week: The longer that nursing home staff members keep COVID-19 vaccination numbers low, the more people they’re going to see unnecessarily die because of it.
‘Game-changing’: Senior living giant Good Sam mandates employee COVID-19 vaccination
Jul 26, 2021
In an email to employees on Thursday, Bill Gassen, president and CEO of Good Sam parent company Sanford Health, said that requiring Good Sam and other Sanford employees to get a “game-changing vaccine”...
Operator imposes vaccine mandate for employees as part of ‘growing industry trend’ in long-term care
Apr 05, 2021
An Ohio skilled nursing and assisted living operator with more than 2,000 employees says it is “joining a growing industry trend” and mandating employee COVID-19 vaccinations as a condition of employment.
Clinical briefs for Monday, March 8
Mar 08, 2021
Long-term care providers, experts debate legality of vaccine mandates … Review finds four effective means of simple N95 mask decontamination … Abbott Labs receives emergency approval for dual COVID-flu...
Clinical briefs for Wednesday, Jan. 6
Jan 06, 2021
Could COVID-19 vaccine mandates boost vaccine uptake — and are they legal? … Late-stage trial planned for diabetes medication in Alzheimer’s … HHS to begin vaccine confidence campaign in late January...
Nursing home group doesn’t support mandatory flu vaccines for workers
Feb 13, 2012
The largest nursing home association in the country agrees that influenza vaccine should be offered to all healthcare workers but it stops short of endorsing a recommendation by a federal advisory panel...