COVID-19 Update

Dear Interested Students,

OrthoCarolina has announced, as of 8-4-2021, that in joining with our partner healthcare facilities and independent practices, all students interested in participating in OrthoCarolina’s Student Programs are required to be fully Covid-19 vaccinated and by October 31, 2021.    We are proud to partner with healthcare organizations in our community who are fighting this virus and are ready to do our part to keep Team OC, our patients, and our communities safe.  Included below are important deadlines regarding this vaccination requirement. 

What are the deadlines? 

A. Interested students must complete their vaccination series by October 31, 2021. 

B. Interested students receiving Pfizer or Moderna vaccines must have both doses by October 31, 2021.

C. Interested students receiving the Moderna vaccine will need their first dose no later than October 3, 2021. 

D. Interested students receiving the Pfizer vaccine will need their first dose no later than October 10, 2021.

E. Interested students receiving the Johnson and Johnson vaccine will need their one dose no later than October by October 31, 2021.

*An attestation form must be signed by all participants (or their guardians if under age 18) acknowledging receipt of the vaccine.  (Disclaimer: Misrepresentation or falsification of documentation will be grounds for dismissal from the program or cancellation of the experience).    

Please note, the request for resumption of in-person student internships at OC is still pending executive leadership approval, only remote learning is being offered at this time.  

Thank you for your cooperation!  


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