CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Clinic announced Friday that all of its U.S. employees and those who provide them services must be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan. 4.
Under the federal mandate, health professionals who are not fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022 and who do not have a religious or medical exemption that can be accommodated will no longer work for the Cleveland Clinic.
The clinic initiated a COVID-19 vaccine validation program to collect the vaccination status of its healthcare providers at its locations in the US.
“We are proud that the majority of our healthcare providers have already been vaccinated and we encourage those who have not yet been vaccinated to get their vaccine as soon as possible,” the clinic said in a statement.
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