Recent member news: 10/14/2021

October 14, 2021

Confluence’s Rutherford: unvaccinated at greater risk
The majority of COVID-19 admissions at Central Washington Hospital continue to be the unvaccinated but misinformation around the vaccine’s effectiveness continues to spread, according to health officials at Confluence Health…

Washington hospitals brace for thousands of employees to leave
Some hospital systems, like UW Medicine and Evergreen Health, both have 97% of staff vaccinated…

Pacific NW governors hold fast on vax deadline as more local officials warn of worker exodus
Dr. Michael Myint of Tacoma-based MultiCare Health System added that even a small number of staff resignations or dismissals can hurt, depending where they are…

Rural hospitals treat record numbers of COVID-19 patients
On a Tuesday afternoon, a dozen cars snaked around the perimeter of Mount Carmel Hospital waiting for drive-thru COVID testing, as well as a potential symptom check…

Vaccine compliance high among health care workers here
Providence reports 92%; Swedish 98%; EvergreenHealth in Monroe over 95%…


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