Vaccination is an important and effective weapon against the spread of COVID-19; as the vaccine becomes more widely available, employers are considering whether they should incentivize their employees to get vaccinated. It’s a complicated issue, and there are legitimate reasons to avoid these types of incentives. emocha’s Medical Director and infectious disease expert Dr. Bob Bollinger states that this may reinforce distrust of the vaccination process and — paradoxically — increase suspicion surrounding the vaccines’ safety and efficacy. Simultaneously, we know that vaccinating as many people as possible will more effectively combat the pandemic. Alternative options like insurance-based incentives may prove more sensible and feasible.

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