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Rhode Island Department of Health COVID Vaccination Posting Requirement

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Westerly, RI (August 31, 2021) – In compliance with the Rhode Island Department of Health mandate to track and post COVID-19 vaccination rates for health care workers, Westerly Hospital has provided the following data:

Date Data Updated: August 31, 2021 POST NUMBERS BELOW:

Personnel/Health Care Worker (Denominator)

  • Includes employees, as well as volunteers, students, trainees, and any individual whether paid or unpaid, directly employed by or under contract with the facility on a part time basis or-full time basis
  • Reporting should include, but is not limited to: physicians, physician assistants, nurses, environmental, laundry, maintenance, dietary service, certified nursing assistants, therapists (e.g., respiratory, occupational, physical, speech, and music therapists), social workers, clerical, other health care providers, administrative and support staff
  • Does not apply to a patient’s family member or friend who visits or otherwise assists in the care of that patient in a health care facility
  • If HCP were eligible to have worked in two or more facilities, each facility should include such personnel in their denominator
  • Include persons who work full-time and part-time; Count individuals rather than full-time equivalents
Number of Personnel: 1009

Cumulative number of HCP who have Completed COVID-19 vaccination series (Numerator):

Dose 1 and dose 2 of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine
-or-
Dose 1 and dose 2 of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine
-or-
1 Dose of Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine

(Data sources may include health records – paper and/or electronic documentation of vaccination. Documentation of vaccination should include vaccine type and date(s) of administration).

Number Completed COVID-19 Vaccination: 766

Percentage Completed COVID-19 Vaccination: 76%

Cumulative number of HCP who have received Partial COVID-19 vaccination series (Numerator):

Dose 1 and dose 2 of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine
-or-
Dose 1 and dose 2 of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

(Data sources may include health records – paper and/or electronic documentation of vaccination. Documentation of vaccination should include vaccine type and date(s) of administration).

Number Received Partial COVID-19 Vaccination: 67

Percentage Received Partial COVID-19 Vaccination: .07%

The public posting should document the date that the data was last updated. Data must be updated at least once per month.

Data should be aggregated and posted monthly in a prominent place within the health care facility or assisted living residence as well as posted on the facility's website, if existent. If your organization has less than five (5) health care workers/personnel, please do not post data publicly; rather, please report monthly data directly to: [email protected]. For questions, please contact: [email protected]. Please include "COVID-19 Vaccination Posting" in the subject line. All RIDOH regulations are posted online here. Thank you, again, for your considerable efforts on behalf of Rhode Islanders and for your continuing cooperation on COVID-19 related matters.

Westerly Hospital, a member of Yale New Haven Health, is a 125-bed hospital that has been providing residents of southern Rhode Island and southeastern Connecticut with a full range of inpatient and outpatient services in a community hospital setting for more than 90 years. Westerly Hospital patients receive the finest quality treatment in the following areas of care: emergency, medical, surgical, radiology, laboratory and rehabilitative services. The hospital also offers heart and vascular care, interventional pain management, wound care, pulmonary rehabilitation services, inpatient geriatric psychiatric care and comprehensive cancer care provided through the Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center. All inpatient rooms are private. westerlyhospital.org

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