Tamika Washington, who wears a jeweled face mask, a cross necklace and a beret, looks away from her bare arm as a health care worker prepares to insert a syringe filled with the COVID-19 vaccine.

All employees at Altoona, Behrend, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Harrisburg and University Park must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by Dec. 8.

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