Flu Season and Possible COVID-19 Vaccine Will Shine Light on Vaccination Policies in Healthcare Industry
With the flu season nearly upon us and the COVID-19 pandemic continuing, employers’ mandatory vaccination practices may soon become more important and more controversial than ever, especially in the healthcare industry. In a bylined article published by Medical Journal Houston, Kevin Troutman explains that hospitals may require employees to get flu shots, particularly employees who are involved in patient care, as long as they also provide for exemptions under certain circumstances. But his article also recognizes that mandatory vaccination policies often raise many questions and challenges. Thus, Kevin provides an outline of issues to consider when it comes to vaccination policies, and he provides some tailored guidance to help healthcare employers during this unprecedented time.
To read the article, visit Medical Journal Houston.