• Walmart will require employees in high COVID-19 transmission areas to wear masks again

    1 month ago - By Who TV

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Walmart will require associates and those who are fully vaccinated to wear masks in stores where new CDC guidelines recommend the measures, according to a statement on Friday, July 30.
    The retailer is following the recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control that was made earlier this week. The reason for the "masking" is due to "the concerning levels of transmission of the Delta variant of the coronavirus."
    In counties and where there are state or local mask mandates, associates will be required to wear masks inside facilities, including stores, clubs...
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  • Disney to Require COVID-19 Vaccinations for All Non-Union Employees

    Disney to Require COVID-19 Vaccinations for All Non-Union Employees

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    Disney will mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for all salaried and non-union hourly U.S. employees moving forward, the company said in a statement Friday.
    “At The Walt Disney Company, the safety and well-being of our employees during the pandemic has been and continues to be a top priority,” the statement reads. “Toward that end, and based on the latest recommendations of scientists, health officials and our own medical professionals that the COVID-19 vaccine provides the best protection against severe infection, we are requiring that all salaried and non-union hourly employees in the U.S...
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  • University of Michigan will require COVID-19 vaccination

    University of Michigan will require COVID-19 vaccination

    1 month ago - By Wood TV

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The University of Michigan announced Friday that all faculty, staff and students, including remote students, must be vaccinated against COVID-19 for the Fall semester.
    University President Mark Schissel said in a letter to the university community the more infectious delta variant of COVID-19 prompted the decision.
    "Widespread vaccination is the primary and most effective tool that will bring the COVID-19 pandemic under control and it is the key to a vibrant and engaging academic year," the letter read in part.
    Getting vaccinated against COVID19 is free, safe & highly...
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  • Metro Health joins list of hospitals requiring COVID-19 vaccination

    Metro Health joins list of hospitals requiring COVID-19 vaccination

    1 month ago - By Wood TV

    WYOMING, Mich. - All workers at Wyoming-based Metro Health - University of Michigan Health will be required to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
    The mandate affects "all employees, members of the medical staff, contractors, students and volunteers," a Friday email to employees from Metro Health CEO Dr. Peter Hahn said, though some exemptions may be allowed. The date by which workers must get their shots has not yet been finalized, but should be known within the next two weeks.
    Hahn said the decision was "based on our commitment to providing the safest possible environment" for patients and...
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