AdventHealth suspends its COVID-19 vaccine mandate for staff — here’s why

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AdventHealth has suspended its employee vaccine mandate following a federal judge's decision to block the Biden administration's rule requiring the COVID-19 vaccine for health care workers. An AdventHealth spokesperson said 87% of local AdventHealth staff are already fully vaccinated. File photo.

AdventHealth has announced it is suspending its requirement that employees get vaccinated against COVID-19, following a federal judge’s ruling temporarily blocking a vaccine mandate for health care workers.

Morgan Shandler, a spokesperson for AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, confirmed with the Post that the company’s requirement is suspended as a result of the judge’s decision on Tuesday, Nov. 30.