New Unum Vaccine Verification Product Helps Employers Manage Federal Requirements

Monday, September 20, 2021

In anticipation of recent federal vaccination and testing mandates, Unum said it will soon launch the Unum Vaccine Verifier. 

Officials said the new digital product "will go beyond a software-only system and help companies": 

• Verify employee vaccination status - Providing a self-service portal for employees to report vaccination status and upload documentation.
• Manage employee vaccine exemptions - Handling intake of all medical and non-medical exemption requests, sensitive documents.
• Manage testing compliance - Managing test result documentation for employees who are not vaccinated, sending weekly reminders and employer notification. 

Polly Nicholas, Senior Vice President of Unum Solutions, said, “The Unum Vaccine Verifier goes beyond a survey, helping human resource teams manage these requirements and allowing them to focus on their employees.”

 In addition, Colonial Life, a Unum brand, will offer a vaccine verifier option with similar functionality.


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