Grand River Hospital: 136 staff, physicians not vaccinated against COVID-19, placed on unpaid leave

Grand River Hospital: 136 staff, physicians not vaccinated against COVID-19, placed on unpaid leave

Grand River Hospital in Kitchener says 136 staff members and physicians have been placed on unpaid leave or have had their privileges suspended after choosing not to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The region’s largest hospital says this represents 3.2 per cent of its staff, as 4,163 staff and physicians are fully vaccinated while another 63 are partially vaccinated. Read more: COVID-19 — 51 staff who didn’t attest to being vaccinated laid off at Cambridge, Ont. hospital “While we are still reviewing some documents that have come in overnight, we anticipate that 136 staff and physicians will be placed on unpaid leave or have their privileges suspended,” GRH VP Jennifer O’Brien stated Wednesday evening. “These team members will have until November 9, 2021 to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination, at …
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