Posts Tagged ‘Vaccines’

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

On November 16, 2021, MCMS held a webinar with Jessica Summers, Esq. from the law firm of Paley Rothman on COVID-19 vaccine mandates. The webinar discussed both government-issued and voluntary employer mandates. Key government-issued mandates include the Maryland Order for Hospitals and Nursing Homes, Federal Executive Order 14042, the CMS Interim Final Rule, and the OSHA Emergency…

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Mandating the COVID-19 Vaccine for Staff

The following Q&A appears here courtesy of SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, which has offered extensive, free resources for employers throughout the pandemic. Additional SHRM resources are listed below. Can you mandate COVID-19 vaccination for employees? The short answer is, yes. Currently, there aren’t valid legal arguments forbidding private employers from requiring vaccinations…

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Pausing Use of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine

Updates as of April 23, 2021: Effective April 23, 2021, CDC and FDA recommend that use of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine resume in the United States. However, women younger than 50 years old should be made aware of a rare risk of blood clots with low platelets following vaccination and the availability of…

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Measles in Maryland – Part II

This is the second of a series of articles on the U.S. measles outbreak of 2019. This installment will focus on clinical guidance, continuing medical education, and provide resources related to patient vaccine reticence and raising vaccine awareness among the public. For information on Maryland modifications to measles recommendations, in light of the outbreak, and the scale,…

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Measles in Maryland – Part I

This is the first of a series of articles on the U.S. measles outbreak of 2019.  This installment will focus on Maryland modifications to measles recommendations, in light of the outbreak, and discuss the scale, sourcing, and spread that has precipitated the resurgence of a disease declared eliminated in 2000. Later articles will focus on clinical…

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