Kaiser Permanente implements vaccine mandate for all physicians and employees


FRESNO COUNTY, California. (KSEE/KGPE) – Kaiser Permanente announced Monday that it is implementing COVID-19 vaccine mandates for all of its physicians and employees amid a surge of new cases from the delta variant.

As of July 31, Kaiser says 77.8% of its employees and more than 95% of Permanente Medical Group physicians have been fully vaccinated against the virus.

The organization has set a target date of Sept. 30, 2021, for employees to become fully vaccinated – or apply for medical or religious exemption.

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