JOPLIN, MO – While Mercy Hospital Joplin is requiring their employees to be vaccinated, Freeman Health System isn’t taking that step, yet.
They say they are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation at all of its facilities, but are not issuing a policy mandating the vaccine.
Freeman Health System is enforcing mask wearing and restricting visitor guidelines.
They say a large percentage of their physicians and direct care staff have been vaccinated.
Paula F. Baker, Freeman Health System President and Chief Executive Officer: