With COVID-19 infections in Polk surging, The Estates at Carpenter senior living facility is requiring all employees to be vaccinated, News Channel 8 reports. Its CEO says the move is for the safety of residents and he is calling on Lakeland Regional Health to also require all of its staff be vaccinated. A hospital spokesman told the station that a vaccination rate of employees is unavailable. ALSO: Fox 13 News | The Ledger

Source: News Channel 8

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