8 Nebraska health systems will require employee vaccinations – Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska 2021-08-12 10:20:18 –

Omaha, Nebraska (KMTV) —Eight healthcare systems have issued a joint statement on why employees need COVID-19 vaccination. The systems are Boystown National Research Hospital, Brian Health, CHI Health, Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital, Methodist, Midwest Surgical Hospital, Children’s Hospital and Medical Center, Nebraska Medicine.

A joint statement signed by the CEO, Chief Medical Officer, and Directors said:

“To ensure the safety of patients, employees and communities, some of Nebraska’s major healthcare systems require all employees to be vaccinated with COVID-19. The COVID-19 vaccine is safe. 125 professional health associations and health care systems require mandatory vaccination of medical professionals. Unvaccinated employees and doctors are in medical care or You can apply for a religious exemption from your employer.

Each of our organizations takes the responsibility of providing medical care to people of all ages and backgrounds in our community very seriously. Vaccination against COVID-19 is an important step in stopping a pandemic and enabling teams to work in the safest way possible.

It is highly recommended to vaccinate all eligible individuals in the community. “

The Chief Medical Officer of the Medical Systems will answer media questions on Thursday.

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