Another local health care provider is requiring its employees to get vaccinated.Hosparus Health provides hospice and end-of-life care in 41 counties across Kentucky and Indiana. Its 625 employees are being told they must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by the end of October.The policy change was announced Monday in a notice to all employees. The company said its currently offering the Moderna vaccine in-house to all staff, family of staff, patients, family of patients and caregivers at offices in Louisville, Campbellsville, Bowling Green and Glasgow. It’s also offering the shots in New Albany and Jasper in Indiana.According to the notice, nearly 71% of the company’s staff are fully vaccinated.The organization’s volunteers are already required to be vaccinated.”We did not arrive at this decision lightly, and our goal is not to infringe on personal freedoms. We believe that vaccination is our single greatest tool in defeating COVID-19. Our priority, as always, is ensuring the safety of our most frail and vulnerable patients and their family members, as well as all those involved in providing care,” said Bethany Cox Snider, chief medical officer.The company joins Louisville’s three health care systems in requiring vaccinations for employees.Click here for more information about Hosparus Health.

Another local health care provider is requiring its employees to get vaccinated.

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Hosparus Health provides hospice and end-of-life care in 41 counties across Kentucky and Indiana. Its 625 employees are being told they must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by the end of October.

The policy change was announced Monday in a notice to all employees. The company said its currently offering the Moderna vaccine in-house to all staff, family of staff, patients, family of patients and caregivers at offices in Louisville, Campbellsville, Bowling Green and Glasgow. It’s also offering the shots in New Albany and Jasper in Indiana.

According to the notice, nearly 71% of the company’s staff are fully vaccinated.

The organization’s volunteers are already required to be vaccinated.

“We did not arrive at this decision lightly, and our goal is not to infringe on personal freedoms. We believe that vaccination is our single greatest tool in defeating COVID-19. Our priority, as always, is ensuring the safety of our most frail and vulnerable patients and their family members, as well as all those involved in providing care,” said Bethany Cox Snider, chief medical officer.

The company joins Louisville’s three health care systems in requiring vaccinations for employees.

Click here for more information about Hosparus Health.

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