Hospitals and health systems are suspending COVID-19 vaccination mandates amid a temporary halt of the CMS mandate for healthcare workers.
A federal judge in Missouri on Nov. 29 temporarily blocked CMS from enforcing its mandate in 10 states pending the outcome of litigation. The next day, federal judges in Kentucky and Louisiana expanded that order nationwide.
With litigation pending over mandatory vaccinations, here are 13 healthcare organizations that are suspending theirs:
Note: This list was updated Dec. 6.
1. Citizens Medical Center in Victoria, Texas, is pausing efforts to comply with the CMS vaccination requirement, Mike Olson, the hospital’s CEO, said in a press release cited by the Victoria Advocate. As of Dec. 2, Citizens reported that 85 percent of employees were fully vaccinated, according to the newspaper.
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