Last week, 140 employees tested positive, about nine times the 15 cases of two months ago.
The Vermont National Guard is pitching in during the Omicron-related staffing shortage at Vermont’s largest hospital.
The state’s largest private employer and biggest health care network has backed off the Biden plan to vaccinate 100% of its employees. But that could change.
Vermont’s largest employer has agreed to follow Biden administration guidelines requiring 100% Covid-19 vaccination of all employees and volunteers. No exceptions for testing or natural immunity allowed.
March 11 will mark one year since the first patient diagnosed with COVID-19 received care from the UVM Health Network. Combined with the cyberattack and the suspension of surgery at Fanny Allen, it’s been a tough financial year for Vermont’s largest health care provider and employer.
Significantly, HHS’s notice of alleged violation against UVM Medical Center continues to raise serious constitutional concerns as an attack against the long-established, fundamental right to access abortion services. It also presents serious constitutional issues in light of the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which forms the principle of separation of church and state.
Today’s News: UVMMC backs abortionist over pro-life nurse in civil rights case. Parrot smuggler sentenced. Businesses get state $$ for ‘job retention.’ Game warden impersonators arrested.
UVMMC knew the nurse was on a “list of objectors” – but assigned her anyway.
The nurse wasn’t told it was an abortion until she walked into the operating room. By saying ‘don’t hate me,’ the doctor knew of the conscientious objection. The nurse was required to proceed even though others present could have assisted.