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Virginia Mason Franciscan Wellbeing mandates employees get vaccine

BREMERTON — Virginia Mason Franciscan Overall health, the biggest service provider of healthcare on the Kitsap Peninsula, decided Friday to call for all its employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. 

“Following careful thing to consider, we believe that this is a required phase in purchase to hold patients and crew associates safe, and to guarantee our communities have whole assurance in the security of their care environments,” Dr. Michael Anderson, Virginia Mason Franciscan Health’s chief professional medical officer, mentioned in a statement to the Kitsap Solar. “We recognize the commitment of our workforce above the earlier year in addressing the devastating impacts of COVID-19 and are finalizing the details of the vaccine prerequisite.”

The information was a change for the medical center huge and followed many Puget Seem health care suppliers, such as Kaiser Permanente and MultiCare, which declared a vaccine mandate previously in the 7 days.