Baptist Health, Memorial Healthcare To Require All Employees Be Vaccinated Against COVID

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – With COVID surging successful South Florida, Baptist Health and Memorial Healthcare are present instituting COVID vaccine mandates.

Baptist is aiming for each employees, aesculapian unit and volunteers to beryllium inoculated by October 31.

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“We beryllium it to everyone who is connected the beforehand lines to bash each we tin to fight, and stop, this virus- and we cognize vaccination is the champion mode to bash that,” said Georgi Morales Pipkin, manager of communications for Baptist Health.

Memorial Healthcare’s mandatory vaccination model is shorter, requiring its employees to beryllium vaccinated earlier October 1.

“It’s the lone mode to flooded COVID-19 and resume a harmless and mean mode of life,” said Memorial Healthcare System President and CEO Aurelio M. Fernandez, III.

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Jackson Health, 1 of the archetypal to determination guardant with a COVID vaccine mandate, is offering employees an inducement of $150 to get inoculated by September 30.

Memorial Health is pursuing suit, offering an $150 designation bonus to employees afloat vaccinated earlier that October 1 date. But Memorial is taking it a measurement further, adding that “each staffer is eligible to person different $100 if the squad they are portion of is 85% vaccinated by the deadline.”

No connection from Baptist connected immoderate incentives for unit members who get vaccinated by a definite date.

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Both Memorial and Baptist said determination would beryllium aesculapian and spiritual exemptions.

CBSMiami.com Team

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