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Turner in Home Healthcare News - Home Health Industry Still Evaluating Vaccine Mandates

December 11, 2020

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OKC Labor & Employment Attorney Elaine Turner in Home Healthcare News - As Feds Begin Distribution Process, Home Health Industry Still Evaluating Vaccine Mandates

“The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has not yet spoken to whether employers may mandate that all employees take a COVID-19 vaccine when one becomes available,” Elaine Turner, a shareholder at the national law firm Hall Estill, told HHCN in an emailed statement. “However, during the H1N1 public health crisis, the EEOC determined that, during an influenza pandemic, employers could not mandate that all employees take a flu vaccine regardless of employee medical conditions and religious observances.”