By Allie Hanegan, senior vice president of people at TigerConnect
Published in McKnight’s Senior Living on August 26, 2021
According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, America’s long-term care community — including assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and other organizations offering senior care — was especially devastated by COVID-19. This resulted in more than 180,000 residential deaths and infection rates spreading across 1.4 million individuals.
With the recent developments of COVID-19 and the rapid spread of the new delta variant, it’s essential for companies to start asking questions such as: How can we best protect our staff? Should vaccinations be mandatory for employees? When is the right time to implement this mandate, if not now?