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Attention all new applicants
MSK will require all new hires, volunteers, and vendors who come onsite to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination based on the vaccines' high level of protection and our shared responsibility in protecting our patients. Read more
All new hires are required to provide documentation of the COVID-19 vaccination, self-schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment at MSK or have a qualifying medical exemption to be medically cleared for work by Employee Health.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: I was vaccinated outside of MSK, how do I show proof of my COVID-19 vaccination?
A: New hires who have been vaccinated outside of MSK will be informed during the onboarding process how they can upload proof of vaccination.
Q: Upon hire, I will agree to be vaccinated at MSK, when will this happen?
A: The MSK onboarding team will reach out with instructions to schedule your vaccination appointment. As a new hire, you will only need to have received your first dose to begin employment, the second dose will be scheduled at that time.
Q: If I decline the vaccination can I still work at MSK?
A: No, this is an Institutional Policy and there will be no exceptions outside of qualifying exemptions.
Q: I signed an offer letter before July 1, 2021 does this apply to me?
A: Yes, all new hires regardless of offer date will be required to receive the COVID-19 vaccine or have a qualifying medical exemption.
Q: Where can I find information about the efficacy and safety of the COVID-19 Vaccine?
A: Please review the updated CDC Guidelines on COVID-19 Vaccine and recent articles published by MSK. https://www.mskcc.org/coronavirus/what-you-should-know-about-covid-19-vaccines
Q: What are the details for a qualifying medical exemption?
A: Requests for qualifying medical exemptions will be submitted following employment offer and reviewed during the onboarding process.
Qualifying Medical Exemptions:
Employees will need a licensed medical provider to complete the request for medical exemption form for the COVID-19 vaccine. Reasons for medical exemption may include: Allergy, Pregnancy, Physical/Medical circumstance that immunization is not considered safe. Medical exemptions are designated permanent or temporary based on the associated medical condition.
In considering an exemption request, MSK reserves the right to require additional documentation.