COVID-19 Vaccination Tracking in Benefits Systems

Posted September 7, 2021 Employee Benefits ,
HR Tech Tips

HR technology vendors are working diligently to unveil new vaccine management solutions designed to help HR teams track the immunization status of employees in addition to other COVID related features. Some experts say using these technologies to collect, store and analyze employee vaccination data comes with legal risks and requires appropriate care in handling.

Below are a few thing to consider:

  • Be mindful of state data privacy laws
  • Store vaccination details in a separate system away from personnel files
  • Make sure other medical information from or about employees isn’t included

Please note that the information contained in this posting is designed to provide general awareness in regard to the subject matter covered. It is not provided as legal, medical, or tax advice, nor is it intended to address all concerns in your workplace or for public health. No representation is made as to the sufficiency for your specific company’s needs. This post should be reviewed by your legal counsel or tax consultant before use.