Saint Luke’s Health System is committed to the health and safety of our patients, visitors, and staff. Effective Nov. 1, 2021, full COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for all SLHS employees.

Missouri is sitting at a 53-percent vaccination rate, one of the lowest in the country, as Kansas City area hospitals are struggling to keep up care for COVID patients, most of whom are unvaccinated.

This situation is getting national attention, with CBS News visiting Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City earlier this week. They talked with Dr. Andrew Schlachter, pulmonologist and critical care physician, who said the ICU is jam-packed. 

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