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Employees at Trident Health required to get coronavirus vaccine

Published: Nov. 12, 2021 at 8:17 PM EST
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Employees at Trident Health will have to get the coronavirus vaccine. The CEO says it’s because it’s a condition to participate in the federal Medicaid program.

A memo sent to staff this week states all Trident colleagues, doctors, volunteers, students and interns must be fully vaccinated by Jan. 4.

A federal court of appeals put a hold on the federal vaccine mandate for businesses with more than 100 employees, but no rulings have been made on the mandate for healthcare workers.

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