NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Meharry Medical College CEO Dr. James Hildreth announced that everyone working there will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Hildreth shared the news via Twitter Sunday saying employees have to roll up their sleeves by October.

COVID-19 cases have been surging across the country and in Tennessee where 39% of people are currently fully vaccinated.