Novant Health Employees Fired for not Complying with COVID-19 Vaccine Deadline
More than 100 Novant Health employees were fired for not complying with their company’s COVID-19 vaccine deadline. Novant’s biggest employer in the area is Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem. The company also operates Parkside Family Medicine in Jamestown and Durham Internal Medicine SouthPoint in Durham. A week prior to the firings, 375 unvaccinated employees were suspended without pay for five days. Of those who were suspended, nearly 200 have since complied with the company policy, leaving less than 200 who were terminated. Those who received the two-dose vaccine have until October 15 to receive the second dosage or they, too, will be fired.