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Organ Transplant Recipients Must be COVID-19 Vaccinatinated

October 9, 2021 • 6:54 am CDT
(Coronavirus Today)

In Colorado, the UCHealth hospital system recently stated, 'people on its organ transplant waitlist won't be offered an organ if they refuse to get the COVID-19 vaccine.'

According to NPR reporting on October 7, 2021, UCHealth, which operates 12 hospitals from its headquarters in Aurora, Colo., stated on Facebook, 'it has long been standard practice to require many organ recipients or donors to get vaccines such as hepatitis B or the MMR shot.'

The Colorado hospital system added COVID-19 to its required vaccine list recently.