Beaumont Health experts are pushing for everyone to wear masks to slow the spread of the COVID delta variant, which they say could be a disaster for Michigan.
Health experts also pushed for those eligible to get vaccinated to help protect themselves and those around them.
Beaumont Medical Director for Infection Prevention Dr. Joel Fishbain said an average of 0.06% of COVID patients at U.S. hospitals are vaccinated, and the rest are unvaccinated.
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Beaumont Health to mandate COVID vaccines for staff, providers
The health system announced Wednesday that all employees will be required to get vaccinated for the virus, or face suspension or dismissal if they refuse. The mandate will go into effect once the U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA) fully approves a current COVID vaccine.