The Catholic Well being Affiliation on Friday joined the rising refrain of distinguished healthcare associations and well being programs supporting or implementing worker COVID-19 vaccination mandates.
CHA mentioned it “strongly helps” member well being programs as they take mandatory steps towards guaranteeing as many healthcare staff get vaccinated as doable. The group’s announcement comes after dozens of suppliers and several other associations have backed vaccine mandates for healthcare staff.
“The alarming rise in COVID-19 instances over the previous a number of weeks because of the delta variant and vaccine hesitancy is a stark reminder of the intense well being menace the virus poses, significantly for the aged and people with underlying medical situations,” Sister Mary Haddad, CHA’s CEO, mentioned in a press release. “The escalation in COVID-19 instances additionally threatens our potential to be in communion with each other. Attending household gatherings, visiting associates and worshiping collectively safely are all