Froedtert Health requiring COVID-19 vaccine for all staff and providers

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Froedtert Health announced Tuesday, Aug. 3, they are requiring staff and providers be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Nov. 1, 2021. This includes Froedtert & MCW Holy Family staff and all vendors, students, volunteers and others employed by or for Froedtert Health.

"We join many other health systems around southeast Wisconsin and the U.S. that have made vaccination a condition of employment," Froedtert Health said in a news release. 

Froedtert Health says they are committed to doing whatever they can to provide a safe environment for families, patients and the diverse communities they serve. Safety is a shared responsibility for anyone employed by Froedtert Health network.

"The COVID-19 pandemic continues, the highly contagious Delta variant is spreading and rates of infection, illness and hospitalization are rising. COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective at preventing severe illness, hospitalization and death. Vaccination is the best way to protect our staff, patients, families and communities," the hospital said. 

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