Between 175 and 200 Novant Health Inc. employees have been fired for failing to comply with its mandatory COVID-19 vaccination program, the system said in a brief statement Monday. Novant disclosed Sept. 21 that 1.4% of its overall workforce, or 375 employees, faced job termination following a five-day unpaid suspension. Those employees work across 15 hospitals, 800 clinics and hundreds of outpatient facilities.