Cerner to require employees to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Posted at 3:16 PM, Oct 01, 2021
and last updated 2022-03-31 13:13:23-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, March 31, 2022 | Cerner had moved the vaccination deadline to March 31, 2022. They announced Thursday that the deadline will now be June 6, 2022.

ORIGINAL STORY, Oct. 1, 2021 | Healthcare technology services provider Cerner Corporation announced Friday it will require its employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

The announcement comes on the first day of its new CEO, David Feinberg, taking charge of the company, which is one of the largest private employers in the Kansas City area.

A company spokesperson said all U.S.-based employees will be required to be fully vaccinated as of Dec. 8, 2021.

As part of Friday’s announcement, the company delayed its “re-entry date” to Jan. 10, 2022.