Supreme Court upholds health care vaccine mandate, affecting 60,000 AdventHealth, Orlando Health workers

Supreme Court upholds health care vaccine mandate, affecting 60,000 AdventHealth, Orlando Health workers

The Supreme Court’s decision Thursday to strike down vaccine mandates for private businesses but uphold the requirement for health care workers will impact Central Florida’s two largest hospital systems: AdventHealth, which employs around 36,000 health care workers across greater Orlando, and Orlando Health, which employs over 23,000 workers.

Mary Mayhew, president and CEO of the Florida Hospital Association, urged Florida hospitals to comply with these requirements, saying that the Supreme Court’s decision clearly acknowledged the right of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to enact and enforce this mandate.

“Florida’s hospitals are committed to ensuring access to care for million...

Full story at Orlando Sentinel

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