• Massachusetts Sep 8

    Mass. Public Health Council Approves Expanded COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

    The state’s public health council approved a mandate Wednesday morning to require all staff at rest homes, assisted living residences, hospice programs, as well as home care workers providing in-home direct care services, to get vaccinated against the coronavirus by Oct. 31. Gov. Charlie Baker’s administration announced the proposed vaccination requirement on Sept. 1 and said it is part of…

  • Massachusetts Sep 8

    Public Health Council Voting on Proposed Vaccine Mandate

    The state’s public health council is taking up a proposed mandate that would require health care workers in rest homes, assisted living residences, hospice programs and home care to get vaccinated by Oct. 31.

  • COVID-19 vaccine Jul 27

    Baystate Health to Require COVID-19 Vaccinations for Workers

    Another Massachusetts hospital system has announced that it will require employees to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. Springfield-based Baystate Health said Monday that the policy that takes effect Oct. 1 also applies to “those working remotely, clinical staff, contractors, volunteers, students, and those conducting business within our health system.” About 75% of the system’s workers are already fully vaccinated, President…

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