Marraccini said the decision was based on science, not politics, and aims to avoid subjecting other patients and staff to unnecessary risk.
"This is a problem that really everyone needs to help out with and it’s affecting our collective communal health.".
Marraccini said only about 10% to 15% of her patients were vaccine hesitant.
Florida is in the grip of its deadliest wave of COVID-19 since the pandemic began, a disaster driven by the highly contagious delta variant.
Patients with other medical conditions are laying in hallways, while Covid patients with preventable admissions are in rooms.
It is important even for vaccinated patients to be careful of exposure to the unvaccinated, as we are seeing “break-though” infections.
What is known is over 95% of the Covid hospitalized and 99% of the deaths are unvaccinated patients. »