Breaking: Shannon Confirms Vaccine Requirement for All Employees


SAN ANGELO, TX –– Late last week OSHA announced it would be pausing enforcement of the COVID-19 vaccine as the issue is litigated in court. But even as the vaccine mandate is in legal limbo, Shannon Medical Center announced on Friday all employees will be required to be fully vaccinated by the beginning of next year.

According to the statement released by Shannon, on November 4th, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services or CMS issued an interim final rule regarding Covid-19 vaccines for all eligible providers and staff at healthcare facilities that participate in CMS programs.

"As a licensed healthcare facility that must follow the federal regulations of CMS, Shannon must comply with this requirement," said the statement. "This includes all clinical and non-clinical staff, licensed practitioners, students, trainees, volunteers, and contracted staff that work within any entity of our health system and interact with patients or other staff members."

As a result, all eligible staff will be required to receive at least one vaccine dose by December 5 and be fully vaccinated by January 4. Medical or religious exemptions are allowed under this rule.

The rule will apply to all healthcare facilities like Shannon that provide care to Medicare and Medicaid patients. Non-compliance could jeopardize the hospital's ability to continue providing services and care for patients in the region.

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Before the antivaxx and republicans start crying about this, healthcare workers (amongst others, i.e. military) have always been required to be vaccinated.

"The rule will apply to all healthcare facilities like Shannon that provide care to Medicare and Medicaid patients. Non-compliance COULD??? jeopardize the hospital's ability to continue providing services and care for patients in the region"

In other words they "COULD" lose over 75% of their monies.

Typical fortune 500 company bowing to govt money threats.

Some idiots just don't get it.





Hospitals have always required vaccinations.

If you think this way, then you should agree we need to take the money out of hospitals. Medicare for all would go along way to eliminate hospitals being run as a business.

If government was a “business” it would have gone bankrupt decades ago ;)

I didn't say the government was a business, the government provides services, which cost money.

How DARE anyone defy Little Lord Farquaat (Fauci) off with their heads! lol.

The decision by Shannon Medical Center to mandate vaccines for its employees based on CMS guidelines is in direct violation of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals stay on the mandate and the constitution of the United States.


"Many of the petitioners are covered private employers within the geographical boundaries of this circuit.5 Their standing6 to sue is obvious— the Mandate imposes a financial burden upon them by deputizing their participation in OSHA’s regulatory scheme, exposes them to severe financial risk if they refuse or fail to comply, and threatens to decimate their workforces (and business prospects) by forcing unwilling employees to take their shots, take their tests, or hit the road."


The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is a federal agency that administers the nation’s major healthcare programs including Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP.


"The nondelegation doctrine constrains Congress’s ability to delegate its legislative authority to executive agencies. See, e.g., Mistretta v. United States, 488 U.S. 361, 371–72 (1989) (“The Constitution provides that ‘[a]ll legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States’ . . . and we have long insisted that ‘the integrity and maintenance of the system of government ordered by the Constitution’ mandate that Congress generally cannot delegate its legislative power to another Branch.” (first quoting U.S. Const. art. I, § 1; then quoting Field v. Clark, 143 U.S. 649, 692 (1892))). 9 But see infra subsection II.A.2.f."


Legal action will be taken if necessary to stop this unconstitutional action by your organization. We will bring as much public attention to this matter as needed in order to stop your organization from requiring your employees to get an experimental vaccine.

Concerned Citizens of San Angelo

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