Jul 27 2021
06:45 am

Unlike so many government officials in Tennessee who have made it clear that under no circumstances will they issue any new COVID restrictions, there are government and private entities across the country starting to require COVID-19 vaccines of their employees.

The Houston Methodist Hospital may have begun the trend. They required vaccines of their employees and won the lawsuit to allow the requirement. Then there was Indiana University's requirement for "students and staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they qualify for a medical, religious or ethical exemption, or unless a student is attending a fully online program." They won their lawsuit as well.

Vanderbilt University requires all faculty, staff postdoctoral fellows, new and returning students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for the 2021–22 academic school year. "St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis is now requiring employees to get vaccinated against coronavirus or be terminated."

The Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday became the first major federal agency to require health care workers to get COVID-19 vaccines

"New York City will require teachers, police officers and the rest of the 340,000 city employees to get coronavirus vaccines by mid-September or face weekly testing..." "California became the first state in the country to unveil a vaccine verification program Monday for all state and health care employees, requiring evidence of vaccination from employees by Aug. 2 or mandatory testing..."

"A group that represents nearly 500 bars in San Francisco said on Monday that customers will be required to show proof of vaccination or a recent COVID-19 test showing a negative result in order to drink inside."

It goes on and on. We can be thankful to those that take this pandemic seriously. We can be angry or sad about those that don't.

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More and more, Corporate

More and more, Corporate America "is requiring vaccinations for employees and in some cases, for clients and customers."

Morgan Stanley
Saks Fifth Avenue
Washington Post
Ascension Health

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Amazon is delaying its return to office until 2022

When they do return, employees will be required to wear masks inside the office unless they have shown proof that they are vaccinated, the company added.

Amazon is delaying its return to office until 2022

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