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St. Rose Dominican Hospitals Will Require All Employees to be Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19

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LAS VEGAS, August 12, 2021 – In keeping with our mission of improving the health of those we serve, especially those most vulnerable, and our commitment to providing safe care for patients and a safe work environment for clinicians and staff, Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican Hospitals will require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by November 1, 2021. This requirement will include all physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, volunteers, and others caring for patients within our facilities.

As health care providers, we have a responsibility to help end this pandemic and protect our patients, our colleagues, and our communities. Requiring vaccination for our teams is critical to maintaining a safe care environment. Medical and religious exemptions will be available for those who qualify.

Throughout the pandemic, our hospitals in southern Nevada have implemented a broad range of safety measures in order to continue providing essential health care services to everyone in our communities, including those battling life-threatening COVID-19 infections.  COVID-19 cases are on the rise again due to the threat of new variants and low vaccination rates in many communities. Our decision to require the COVID-19 vaccination for our caregiver teams is rooted in our commitment to keeping our community safe and bringing an end to this pandemic as quickly as possible.

By requiring the COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment, just as we do with the annual flu (influenza) vaccine, Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican joins health systems and associations across the country in supporting vaccination for health care workers in efforts to protect our patients, health care staff, and communities from this dangerous disease.


About Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican:

As the community’s only nonprofit, faith-based health system, Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican has been guided by the vision and core values of the Adrian Dominican Sisters since 1947. As the Henderson and Las Vegas communities grow, the St. Rose Dominican health system and its nearly 4,000 employees will continue the Sisters’ mission of serving people in need. St. Rose Dominican is a member of the multi-state Dignity Health network of nearly 10,000 physicians, 60,000 employees, 41 acute care hospitals, and 400-plus care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging centers, and primary care clinics. For more information, visit our website at Dignity Health was recently recognized as part of Forbes’ annual list of America’s Best-In-State Employers 2020, as one of the top ten best employers in Nevada.

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Thursday, August 12, 2021

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