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The following is a public notification for the Coronavirus vaccinate mandate waiver.
Mountain Vista Senior Living is currently applying for a waiver of the 100% vaccination requirement at Part 12.2.1 on the basis that one or more individuals have claimed a religious exemption, pursuant to facility policy. A religious exemption is Title VII of the Civil Rights Act mandates that “employers must make reasonable accommodations for an employee’s religious beliefs, as long as the accommodation does not impose an undue hardship on the employer” (Veneble LLP, 2021).
In accordance with:
CODE OF COLORADO REGULATIONS 6 CCR 1011-1 Chapter 2, Mountain Vista will be submitting the waiver application to the Department and written notice of the application shall be posted for thirty (30) days at all public entrances to the facility, as well as in at least one area commonly used by residents, such as a waiting room, lounge, or diningroom.
An application for a waiver has been made, a meaningful description of the substance of the waiver, and that a copy of the waiver shall be provided to clients upon request.
Any person interested in commenting on the waiver application may forward written comments directly to the Department at the following address:
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services Division
Licensing & Certification Program
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South C1
Denver, CO 80246-1530
Written comments from interested persons must be submitted to the Department within thirty (30) calendar days of the date the notice is posted, and that persons wishing to be notified of the Department’s action on the waiver application may submit to the Department at the above address a written request for notification and a self-addressed stamped envelope.
If you have any questions on the above notice or any steps identified, please contact the Administrator, Carrie Escalante, at 303-421-4161 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shanna Eckberg, Chief Operating Officer
American Baptist Homes of the Midwest (ABHM)
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