Department of Veterans Affairs requiring all medical staff to get vaccinated

Posted on AllSides July 26th, 2021
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The Department of Veterans Affairs is requiring all medical personnel to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the first federal agency-wide mandate of its kind. The requirement comes as the highly contagious Delta variant sweeps the nation and accounts for the vast majority of COVID cases. 

Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough announced Monday he will make all health care personnel — including dentists, registered nurses, physician assistants, chiropractors and many others — who work in Veterans Health Administration facilities, visit those facilities, or provide direct care to VA patients to get the COVID-19 vaccine....

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