Many Maine nursing homes would be requiring employees to get COVID-19 vaccines if not for staffing shortages exacerbated by the pandemic, a recent survey found. The ongoing survey from the Maine Medical Directors Association, which had gotten 43 homes to respond as of Wednesday, found 60 percent of those facilities want to require staff to be vaccinated.

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    Despite the potential staffing challenges, the Greater New York Hospital Association, which represents about 140 health systems and 55 nursing homes, supports the deadline.
    09/24/2021 - 4:16 pm | View Website
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  • Nurses Are In Short Supply. Employers Worry Vaccine ...
    When Pam Goble first heard that President Biden was mandating the COVID-19 vaccine for health care workers, she had one thought: It's about time. Goble is owner and CEO of Ability HomeCare, a pediatric home health care agency serving 900 children in San Antonio, Texas. Of her 261 nurses and therapists, 56 have declined to get the vaccine.
    09/23/2021 - 7:20 am | View Website
  • Nurses Are In Short Supply. Employers Worry Vaccine ...
    When Pam Goble first heard that President Biden was mandating the COVID-19 vaccine for health care workers, she had one thought: It's about time. Goble is owner and CEO of Ability HomeCare, a ...
    09/8/2021 - 7:55 pm | View Website
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