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UPMC Mulls Vaccination Mandate

August 9th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

The Maryland Hospital Association last week said that employers are currently weighing whether to make COVID-19 vaccination compulsory. Although UPMC is an association member, there are no plans to require COVID-19 vaccinations for employees. UPMC Western Maryland President Michelle Martz in a recent interview with WCBC News said that  while the organization recognizes that vaccination is a key to quelling the  pandemic-  at this time  employees of the hospital system will not be mandated to get the shot…