NY hospital to pause baby deliveries after maternity workers resign over COVID-19 vaccine mandate

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An upstate New York hospital said it will pause the delivery of babies for two weeks because of multiple resignations by maternity unit workers who are objecting to COVID-19 vaccination mandates.

Lewis County General Hospital, in Lowville, will temporarily stop delivering babies after Sept. 24, WWNY reported.

Lewis County Health System Chief Executive Officer Gerald Cayer, who held a news conference Friday said six employees in the maternity unit resigned rather than get a COVID-19 vaccine and another seven are undecided.

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