Nursing Home Vaccine Mandate-Induced Staff Exodus Largely Unfounded
Nursing Home Vaccine Mandate-Induced Staff Exodus Largely Unfounded As Booster Requirements May Be Next
As the skilled nursing sector looks back at a year and a half of vaccination efforts, data has shown that mandates at the federal and state level – specifically those without a test-out option – were an effective policy tool to increase rates without contributing meaningfully to worker shortages.
Initial fears of a mass exodus of nursing home workers after the vaccine was mandated was “largely unfounded,” according to Brian McGarry, assistant professor and lead author of a study published in JAMA Health Forum on Friday.
Skilled Nursing News
July 29, 2022
Stulick, Amy. “Nursing Home Vaccine Mandate-Induced Staff Exodus Largely Unfounded As Booster Requirements May Be Next.” Skilled Nursing News, 29 July 2022, skillednursingnews.com/2022/07/nursing-home-vaccine-mandate-induced-staff-exodus-largely-unfounded-as-booster-requirements-may-be-next.
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