Image OREGON HEALTH & SCIENCE UNIVERSITY Panel: Planning Key To COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement For Oregon Health Care Workers The health care industry deals with anti-vaccine workers while looking ahead to booster shots and future COVID-19 waves. Oct 26, 2021 Premium Image ANNALISA BIRT, LEFT, TALKS WITH GOV. KATE BROWN AT A DRIVE-THRU COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINIC AT PORTLAND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, APRIL 9, 2021./KRISTYNA WENTZ-GRAFF/OPB Unions Win Six Week COVID Vaccine Reprieve For Most Oregon Government Workers Employees represented by SEIU Local 503 and AFSCME Council 75 who have received at least one dose of vaccine by Oct. 18 must now complete their immunization by Nov. 30. Oct 14, 2021 Image A critical care nurse at OHSU gets a COVID-19 vaccine. | JOSH ANDERSEN/OHSU Unvaccinated Oregon Nurses Could Face Sanctions From Licensing Board Oregon State Board of Nursing to consider a temporary rule that would allow regulatory action against nurses without a COVID-19 vaccination. Oct 6, 2021 Premium Image PHOTO BY BRADLEY W. PARKS/OPB Portland May Exempt Police Force From Citywide Vaccine Mandate The city attorney’s office advised city staff on Tuesday that the order was legally dubious. Sep 9, 2021 Image IMAGE BY SSPIEHS3/PIXABAY ‘Religious’ Exemptions Add Legal Thorns To Looming Vaccine Mandates With vaccine mandates in the offing, opponents turn to the claim that vaccination interferes with religious beliefs. Sep 9, 2021 Image SHUTTERSTOCK Union County Board of Commissioners Passes Resolution to Oppose Vaccine Mandates The northeastern Oregon county is protesting COVID-19 vaccine mandates in recognition of public outcry, saying mandates will worsen staffing shortages. Sep 7, 2021 Image PEACEHEALTH SOUTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER IN VANCOUVER, WASHINGTON. PeaceHealth, Unions Clashing After Hundreds Of Unvaccinated Workers Placed On Unpaid Leave Since PeaceHealth announced its own deadlines, unions representing a swath of workers have leveled at least seven labor complaints. Sep 6, 2021 Image Johnson & Johnson's COVID vaccine. | SHUTTERSTOCK Malheur Leaders Say Vaccine Mandate Could Shut Down Schools, Ambulance Service Local legislators say Gov. Kate Brown's mandates go too far, health workers and public employees to choose between a personal medical decision and their jobs. Aug 31, 2021 Image Portland City Hall. | CITY OF PORTLAND/OPB City Of Portland Set To Require Its Employees To Be Vaccinated With the policy, Portland will become the latest major city requiring public workers to be vaccinated. Aug 31, 2021 Image OREGON GOV. KATE BROWN HOLDS A FACE MASK./PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP State Workers Push Back Against Gov. Brown’s Vaccination Mandate About 70% of Oregon’s 41,000 state workers are already vaccinated, and unions said their members should have a say in the policy. Aug 13, 2021 Premium Current page 1 Page 2 Next page Next › Last page Last » Subscribe to mandate Newsletter Sign up for our health news updates. Email Address Get Involved COVERING MEASURE 110Help us investigate the implementation of Oregon’s Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act.SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVEWhether you work within the health system or experience it as a patient, we want to hear from you.NEWS TIPSSecurely submit an anonymous news tip or confidential document.DONATESupport our journalism by making a tax-deductible gift.