PHOENIX – Banner Health is launching a system-wide mandatory flu vaccine policy which will require all employees, employed physicians, volunteers, vendors, contractors and health care students to be vaccinated by Dec. 1.
The requirement is part of Banner’s “No Flu for You” program, which aims to ensure that Banner-affiliated personnel who come in contact with patients are vaccinated. This plan involves more than 36,000 employees at Banner’s acute-care hospitals and other health care facilities in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming.
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