Beth Israel Lahey Health To Require COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccines for All Staff

June 24, 2021

Cambridge, MA – Beth Israel Lahey Health (BILH) today announced plans to require all physicians and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and influenza as a condition of employment. Flu vaccination will be required later this year, and COVID-19 will be required following final FDA authorization of at least one COVID-19 vaccine.

BILH President & CEO Kevin Tabb, MD, shared the following video message with all staff today.

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About Beth Israel Lahey Health

Beth Israel Lahey Health is a health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, more than 4,700 physicians and 39,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education.

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