The Transylvania Times -

Nearly All State Health Workers Vaccinated In North Carolina


Last updated 10/12/2021 at 3:47pm

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina officials announced Monday that nearly all of the 10,000 employees working in 14 state-operated health care facilities are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

According to the state Department of Health and Human Services, 6% of workers got an approved medical or religious exemption or a special accommodation, while the remaining 94% are fully vaccinated.

When the department announced the vaccine mandate in July, three-fourths of workers had already gotten a shot. The remaining workers and those with just one of two shots had until the end September to b...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021

Rendered 10/27/2021 23:44