COVID-19 Vaccines: Six Months In – New Research Offers Insights for Employers

Five things you need to know from Kaiser Family Foundation's latest findings on the public’s attitudes and experiences with COVID-19 vaccinations.
July 7, 2021

The KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor is an ongoing research project tracking the public’s attitudes and experiences with COVID-19 vaccinations. The most recent update, published June 30, 2021, contains important insights for business leaders that can inform workplace approaches to help end the pandemic. 

Here are five key things you need to know:

1. Employer encouragement and paid time off for vaccines are working. More businesses should adopt these strategies.

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2. Vaccine mandates are unpopular among the unvaccinated, but could drive vaccination rates higher.

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3. Optimism about the end of the pandemic is slowing vaccinations. 

Group of friends hopeful about the end of the COVID-19 pandemic

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4. Vaccine safety remains a top concern. Full FDA approval could help.

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5. Incentives that improve vaccine access may increase vaccinations and reduce racial and ethnic disparities in vaccination rates. 

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