NBC: New York Hospital to “Pause” Delivering Babies After Staffers Quit Rather Than Get Vaccinated


An upstate New York hospital system said it will be forced to “pause” maternity services this month because some employees’ refusal to get vaccinated against Covid-19 has caused staffing shortages.

Lewis County Health System is experiencing mass resignations because of its vaccination mandate, putting some services at risk, CEO Gerald R. Cayer said Friday. The maternity unit already has staff shortages, with at least six resignations so far, while seven other staff members have expressed unwillingness to be vaccinated.

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