Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for its workforce

Increasing vaccination rates essential to protecting patients and staff

Fort Myers, Fla., Aug. 3, 2021 — In response to growing concerns amidst the statewide surge of COVID-19 variants, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) will require all physicians and team members obtain their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by August 31 and be fully vaccinated by October 1, 2021.

“The surge and widespread negative impacts of COVID-19 variant cases are of serious concern,” said FCS Chief Executive Officer Nathan H. Walcker.  “Many of our patients are immunocompromised or at high risk for serious illness due to existing medical conditions. We are committed to doing everything possible to keep them well, protect each other and keep our families safe.” Read complete release HERE.