Recently, Governor Parsons indicated that he will allow workers that refused to get vaccinated to receive unemployment benefits. Prior he publically expressed his concern regarding the federal mandate. Parson also joined a lawsuit that challenges the vaccine requirements.
In the state of Missouri, there are 3,073,621 people fully vaccinated which is only 50% and the highest rate of unvaccinated healthcare workers in the nation. Many people expressed their concern regarding constitutional rights. A study showed that Missouri has the highest rate of unvaccinated healthcare workers in the country and recently nurses went on strike at Mercy Hospital. We will keep the community updated as the story unfolds.