Skilled Nursing News: Nursing Home Staff Willingness to Take Vaccine Jumps 94% Since December

March 24, 2021

Vaccine hesitancy among nursing home and senior living workers has substantially declined since the first shots received emergency approval last December, according to a new industry survey.

About 62% of post-acute and senior living workers polled by software firm OnShift indicated that they would be willing to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, up from 32% in a similar survey conducted at the end of 2020. That’s a 94% increase in positive sentiment around the shots, the Cleveland-baed OnShift reported.

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