New York State’s vaccine mandate, which requires that some health care facility personnel obtain at least a first dose of the vaccine by September 27, 2021, has generated significant discussion and planning within the health care community. In this webinar Harris Beach Health Care Industry Team attorneys addressed the impact on facilities and guidance for how to best comply with these new mandates. They covered:

• Affected facilities, employees, and timing
• Documentation, policy and procedure recommendations
• The impact of medical exemptions, as well as a recently granted temporary restraining order for religious exemptions
• Best practices for handling employees who refuse to be vaccinated.
• Staffing issues
• Other frequently asked questions

• Roy Breitenbach, Health Care Industry Team Leader
• Roy Galewski, Health Care Labor & Employment Attorney