In Modern Healthcare Article, Aimee Delaney Analyzes Whether Healthcare Providers Should Impose Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations on Workers

April 13, 2021

Chicago-based partner Aimee Delaney was recently quoted in a Modern Healthcare article discussing the decision by some healthcare providers to mandate that their personnel get the COVID-19 vaccination.

Delaney notes that "[m]ost folks have been afraid to pull the trigger on [imposing mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations]. . . . The first question we always get is, 'Can we mandate?' Frankly, I think just as important of a question is, 'Should we mandate?' That may be the tougher question for people." She cautions that employers who mandate the vaccine ". . . have to be prepared for the consequences," adding, "[w]e have to think through ahead of time what are the consequences for noncompliance, and are we prepared to enforce those? . . . Follow through becomes very important."

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"Providers begin to mandate COVID-19 vaccine for workers," was published by Modern Healthcare on April 5, 2021.

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