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Geisinger Health Employee Lawsuit Seeking to Avoid COVID-19 Policies Tossed by Judge

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Mark Dastrup
Geisinger Health System
Geisinger Lewistown Hospital, Mifflin County.

A federal judge is dismissing an injunction filed by Geisinger Health employees who sought to avoid getting vaccinated against COVID-19 or being tested twice a week. Transforming Health’s Brett Sholtis reports the judge says the case has no merit.

Read the full story at: https://www.witf.org/2021/11/24/federal-judge-tosses-lawsuit-from-geisinger-employees-seeking-to-disregard-covid-19-policy/

(Original air-date: 11/29/21)

Brett Sholtis is a health reporter for WITF/Transforming Health. Sholtis is the 2021-2022 Reveal Benjamin von Sternenfels Rosenthal Grantee for Mental Health Investigative Journalism with the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism. His award-winning work on problem areas in mental health policy and policing helped to get a woman moved from a county jail to a psychiatric facility. Sholtis is a University of Pittsburgh graduate and a Pennsylvania Army National Guard Kosovo campaign veteran.