Friday, Dec 11, 2020 | 1:00 PM ET

Vaccine Readiness: Strategies for Employers Amid COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

With news on COVID-19 vaccine progress being reported daily and a rollout likely within months, how can employers prepare for the inevitable chaos, and return to in-person work, that vaccines will cause? Creating a tracking system ahead of time to remain informed on which employees have been vaccinated, which phase others are in and who has opted out of getting vaccinated will be crucial. Clearing up the cloudiness around privacy, health data and cost will also be key to streamlining your back to work strategy. 

Employers are truly at the center of ensuring the health and well-being of their employees as we get to the other side of this pandemic. Through clear communication, ample resources and deploying digital tools, employers can do their part to streamline the vaccination rollout process. Join us to discuss vaccine readiness strategies with industry experts to dig into the top considerations and challenges ahead. 


  • Understand the pros and cons surrounding the approach to mandatory vaccines related returning to in-person work
  • What questions should employers be asking their employees if they intend to get vaccinated?
  • Can and should employers be tracking which phases their employees are in?
  • Discuss uncertainty around cost and how to best work with health plans



Andrew Dunn, Senior Healthcare Reporter, Business Insider


Andrew Le, MD, CEO and Cofounder, Buoy Health

Dr. Louise Short, National Clinical Leader, Strategic Benefit Advisors (SBA) and Brown & Brown

Susan Mello, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, Northeastern University

Tia Powell, Director, Montefiore Einstein Center for Bioethics