Patients want to know if they have the right to ask whether their doctors or nurses are vaccinated against COVID-19.
One woman says she worries because she’s immunocompromised. Though she has had the booster shot, she still worries as she fights an illness.
Dr. Richard Demme, a retired doctor from Strong Memorial Hospital, says that a patient may ask for a vaccinated doctor or nurse, but if that is not available then they can leave to find it somewhere else.
He also said that while a patient has the right to ask, if the doctors or nurses do not want to disclose their vaccination status then the hospital cannot tell them.
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