In case you missed it: Hospitals to review and comply with COVID-19 vaccine mandate

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Ten Western Pennsylvania health systems, including the parent companies for both UPMC Hamot and AHN Saint Vincent, have agreed to follow the federal mandate to have staff members get their COVID-19 vaccinations by January 4th.

Staff members who do not comply and don’t get waivers for religious or medical reasons could face termination.

It’s part of a proposal under the Biden Administration for staff members to get their shots.

Those who need two shots will have to get their first one by December 6th.

In a statement to Action News, UPMC Hamot said that it’s the hospital’s policy that anyone who can get the vaccine should.

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