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Saturday, 18 September 2021

Cincinnati-based retirement services nonprofit requiring all employees to get COVID-19 vaccine

Credit: WCPO Cincinnati
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Cincinnati-based retirement services nonprofit requiring all employees to get COVID-19 vaccine
Cincinnati-based retirement services nonprofit requiring all employees to get COVID-19 vaccine

Episcopal Retirement Services operates nearly 30 retirement communities across the Tri-State, and managers said they want to protect the people they serve – some of whom are considered among the most vulnerable to the virus.

NOW A LOCAL A NON-PROFITIS NOWREQUIRING ALL EMPLOYEE 'STOT GEVACCINATED AGAINST COVID-19."EPISCOPAL RETIREMENTSERVICES" -OPERATES NEARLY 30RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES ACROSSTHE TRI-STATE.AND AS KENDR IALAFLR EUREPORTS-THEY WANT TOPROTECT THE PEOPLE THEYSERVE-WHO ARE CONSIDERED SOMEOF THE MOST VULNERABLE TOCOVID-19WITH THE DELTA VARIANT CAUSINGCASES TOO UP G"LAURA LAMB"WITH THE EPISCOPAL RETIREMENTSERVICE SAYS MANDATING AVACCINE WAS AMUST.Laura Lamb 7 President & CEOat Episcopal RetirementServices"We decided based onthe variant and the fact thatwe have new data that saysthat the variant is me orcontagious and more deadly forthe most vulnerable in oursociety.

We felt it was in ourresidents best interest tomake the vaccine mandated."ANDTHE DATA SHOWS CASES ARE GOINGUPHamilton County HealthCommissioner Greg KestermanOver the last 3 weeks we he avseen an significant number ofcases here in Hamilton Countyas well as nearly ari te plincrease in the number ofhospitalization on our 14county region.TO PREVENT THESPREAD, LAMB SAYS THE VACCINEIS QUREIRED F OREMPLOYEES.THERE ARE ABOUT 850 STAFFMEMBERS WITH THE NON-PROF ITTHROUGHOUT THE THE TRI-STATE"LAMB" SAYS WHILE SOME MAE YBOPPOSED, IT'S WHAT ISNEEDED TO HELP PREVENT ANYONEFROM GETTINGSICK.Laura Lamb 7 President & CEOatEpiscopal RetirementServicesIt may not be forevery aging service providerbut for ERS.

We wanto tmakesure that at the end of ourday that we're doingeverything in our power toprotect the indivudalds thathave been entrusted into ourcare."PRIVATE COMPANIES ANDGOVERNMENT AGENCIES CANMANDATE THE VACCINEBUT THEREARE EXCEPTIONS WHICH ARESTATED ON THE COMPANY'SWEBSE IT - CITINGME DICAL ORRELIGIOUS REASONSIF THAT'S NOTTHE CASE AN EMPLOYEE W HOREFUSES TO GET VACCINATED CANBE TERMINATEDIN CINCINATTIKENDRIA LAFLEUR W-C-P-O 9NEWS.ALL C-C-R-C D ANE-R-S SUPPORTSTAFF MUST HAVE THEIR FIRSTDOSE BY SEPTEMBER 25-.THMEDICAL OR RELIGIOUSEXEMPTIONS MUST BE SUBMITTEDBY THAT DATE AS WELL.IF A STAFF MEMBER WITHOUTEXCEPTION CHOOSES NOT TO GETTHE VACCINE - AS KENDA RIMENTIONED..

THEY WILL BETERMINATED.ALL OF THENONPROFIT'S AFFORDAB LELIVINGSTAFF MUST HAVE THEIR FIRSTDOSE BY DECEMBER 31ST.