Multisociety statement on COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment for healthcare personnel

David J. Weber, Jaffar Al-Tawfiq, Hilary Babcock, Kristina Bryant, Marci Drees, Ramy Elshaboury, Katharine Essick, Mohamad Fakih, David Henderson, Waleed Javaid, Diane Juffras, Robin L.P. Jump, Francesca Lee, Anurag N. Malani, Trini Mathew, A. Rekha Murthy, David Nace, Tara O'Shea, Erica Pettigrew, Ann Marie PettisJoshua Schaffzin, Erica S. Shenoy, Julie Vaishampayan, Zanthia Wiley, Sharon B. Wright, Deborah Yokoe, Heather Young

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This consensus statement by the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) and The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA), The Association for Professionals in Epidemiology and Infection Control (APIC), the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS), and the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP), recommends that COVID-19 vaccination should be a condition of employment for all healthcare personnel. Exemptions from this policy apply to those with medical contraindications to all COVID-19 vaccines available in the United States and other exemptions as specified by federal or state law. The consensus statement also supports COVID-19 vaccination of non-employees functioning at a healthcare facility (for example, students, contract workers, volunteers, etc.).

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
StateAccepted/In press - 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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