PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Both UnityPoint Health and OSF HealthCare have almost completed their goal of vaccinating 100% of their employees.
In a statement, UnityPoint officials said 97% of their team members are now compliant with their vaccination policy.
“Vaccinating team members is a safe and effective way to protect both our staff and patients and help reduce the spread of COVID-19. As we move forward, we continue to emphasize the importance of getting vaccinated against COVID-19,” the statement read.
OSF HealthCare has 94% of its employees fully vaccinated, complying with the governor’s executive order regarding vaccinations and testing.
In a statement, OSF leaders said, “We strongly believe that health care workers should be vaccinated to protect our patients and coworkers unless the individual qualifies for a religious or medical exemption.”
OSF leaders also said they will not release data on individuals who have been terminated or who have left the company.