Vaccine Mandate

Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   With the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to allow the vaccine mandate for health care facilities receiving Medicare and Medicaid money, Weston County Health Services employees have until Jan. 27 to get vaccinated, unless an exemption has been approved, according to CEO...
Continuing vaccine mandate could hurt health care staffing   By Victoria Eavis Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — A vaccine mandate for health care facilities that receive federal funding will remain in place, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday, a decision that observers...
Gordon signs letter about Guard vaccine mandate   CHEYENNE (WNE) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon and four other Republican governors signed a letter to the Secretary of Defense on Tuesday, asserting that disciplinary directives to National Guard members serving in a state capacity “are beyond (the...
Five employees resign from WMC due to mandate   WORLAND (WNE) —Five employees resigned from Banner Health Washakie Medical Center in Worland last month rather than comply with Banner Health’s company-wide vaccine mandate.  The mandate, first announced on July 20, stated “To protect patients, team...
Cheyenne hospital: Get vaccinated or submit to weekly COVID testing   CHEYENNE (WNE) — Cheyenne Regional Medical Center CEO Tim Thornell told hospital staff Monday night by email they will have to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or be tested weekly to continue working there.  The announcement wasn’t...
Stay on vaccine mandate provides relief for some hospitals   By Kevin Killough, Mark Davis and CJ Baker Powell Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   POWELL — The Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandates have had health care workers and their employers on edge in recent weeks, but on Monday, a...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The Weston County Health Services board of trustees approved a vaccine mandate policy on Nov. 18, despite questions about their legal, moral and constitutional ability to require employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.  As previously reported, the board of...
COVID-19 special session bill called into question   By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — State lawmakers are beginning to question the interpretation of the special session bill recently signed into law by Gov. Mark Gordon after the suspension of the federal...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The Weston County Health Services board of trustees will review and vote on a vaccine mandate policy on Thursday, Nov. 18, after the release of mandate regulations from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, commonly referred to as CMS. During a Monday...
Gaining my religion: Religious exemption may be only out for some unvaccinated Campbell County Health employees   By Jake Goodrick Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — The Campbell County Health COVID-19 vaccine policy implemented this week will pose the decision to the...

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