UCHealth, Denver Health mandate vaccines for employees

Two of Colorado’s largest health systems — UCHealth and Denver Health — will require employees to get vaccinated against the coronavirus by the fall, citing the growing spread of the more contagious delta variant and a rise in hospitalizations. UCHealth, which had said earlier this summer that it would at some point issue a COVID-19 vaccine mandate, announced Wednesday that […]

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UCHealth sending supplies to India, which has been ravaged by COVID-19 – The Denver Post

The more he saw and heard about the ongoing carnage COVID 19 was unleashing in India, the more upset Dr. Saketh Guntupalli became. “I said I can’t watch this anymore, we need to do something,” recalled Guntupalli, director of gynecologic oncology at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital. Not one to sit on the sidelines, he reached out to Tom Gronow, […]

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UCHealth nurses say hospital still short-staffed; hospital says union trying to “expand their business” – The Denver Post

Nurses at UCHealth rallied Friday over what they said is a continuing pattern of understaffing and intimidation of employees considering joining a union. A group of UCHealth nurses announced they were forming a union over staffing concerns in December. Denver Health employees had said they would unionize about seven months earlier. Staff at both Denver-area hospitals are considered quasi-public employees, […]

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