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Iola Register: Hospital employees must be vaccinated
Saint Luke's Health System will require all of its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including at hospitals in Iola and Garnett.
FOX4: Saint Luke’s Health System will require employees to be vaccinated by late October
FOX4 talked to Dr. Melinda Estes, President and CEO of Saint Luke's Health System, and Kristin Sollars, an ICU nurse at Saint Luke's, after Monday's announcement.
KSHB: Saint Luke's Health System CEO says COVID-19 vaccine is a condition of employment
KSHB talked to Dr. Melinda Estes, President and CEO of Saint Luke's Health System, about the decision and got others' reactions after the announcement.
KCTV: Saint Luke's Health System employees required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19
KCTV talked to Dr. Melinda Estes, President and CEO of Saint Luke's Health System, about why the important decision was made.
KMBC: Saint Luke's Health System mandates employees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19

Saint Luke's Health System announced Monday it will require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, citing a dramatic surge in cases

KCUR: Saint Luke's Becomes Second Local Hospital System To Require COVID-19 Vaccinations For All Workers
The vaccine requirement applies to all Saint Luke’s employees, affiliated staff and contractors, students and volunteers.
Kansas City Business Journal: Saint Luke's — KC's third-largest private-sector employer — will mandate Covid-19 vaccinations
Saint Luke's Health System announced that it will be requiring all its employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19 by Oct. 30.
The Kansas City Star: Another Kansas City health care system mandates COVID vaccinations for employees
The KC Star talked to Dr. Melinda Estes, President and CEO of Saint Luke's Health System, about why the important decision was made.
Saint Luke’s Health System Announces Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination for All Employees
Saint Luke’s Health System (SLHS) announced today it will require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 30, 2021.