Less than 40% of Nursing Home Staff Offered COVID Vaccine Took the Shot, CDC Says

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A new CDC study examining the first month of the vaccination found that only 37.5% of staff members at over 11,000 skilled nursing facilities received a dose of the vaccine. Many facilities have taken to offering bonuses and paid time off to persuade staff members to get vaccinated, but a Kaiser Family Foundation survey found that 29% of staff were definitely not or probably not going to get the vaccine.

Less than 40% of workers at nursing homes offered the coronavirus vaccine got the shot, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

A new CDC study examining the first month of the vaccination period from Dec. 18, 2020, to Jan. 17, 2021, found that only 37.5% of staff members at over 11,000 skilled nursing facilities received a dose of the vaccine. By comparison, 77.8% of residents received a vaccine.

Numerous news accounts in the last month have focused on the reluctance of staff at nursing homes to be vaccinated. A Kaiser Family Foundation survey found that 29% of staff were definitely not or probably not going to get the vaccine. Many facilities have taken to offering bonuses and paid time off to persuade staff members to get vaccinated.

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SS-The Independent
SS-The Independent
2 months ago

Good…those are the real/informed nurses; the others are either ignorant (and are in the wrong working place), either sheeple/useful idiots (and executing a criminal order, against not only themselves, but other innocent/ignorant people). In the same way choosing a church (ask their leaders if is 501C3 registered – with the IRS),ask the doctor/nurse about informed consent and their position about vaccination and other medical procedures. But again, you must read and be informed…and the Americans don’t read (the mastermind behind Kennedy brothers assassinations said that, not me…Allen Dulles, when asked by a reporter about the ‘magic bullet’). From my memory,… Read more »

Elayne
Elayne
2 months ago

Good on them for refusing. This is a life or death decision.