A recent release from the New York State Department of Health gives a breakdown of booster shots for health care staff by setting.
According to the data, 84% of certified home health agency staff had received a booster or were “willing and awaiting” a booster, as of Feb. 15, 2022. The number was in line with hospitals, also at 84%. Hospice providers reported that 95% of all staff were boosted or awaiting a booster.
In terms of direct staff, agencies reported 85% were boosted or willing and awaiting a booster.
|Received Booster||Willing and Awaiting Booster||Total||As a % of Total Staff|
|Adult Care Facilities||14,548||4,359||18,907||63%|
|DIRECT CARE STAFF:|
|Received Booster||Willing and Awaiting Booster||Total||As a % of Total Direct Care Staff|
|Adult Care Facilities||6,888||2,491||9,379||62%|