AHCA/NCAL Strongly Urges Vaccination for Long-Term Care Workers

July 29, 2021

As delta variant cases continue to pop up across the country, the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), was the latest to call for long-term care workers to get the vaccine this week.

The organization joins LeadingAge and other senior care advocates in pushing providers to adopt mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for their personnel as a condition of employment moving forward.

Federal workers will also be required to verify they’ve been vaccinated against the virus or face mandatory masking, weekly testing and other rules, the Biden administration announced Thursday, according to an Associated Press report.

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