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Unvaccinated legacy workers face termination after religious exemption requests denied

Joseph Steininger has been a CNA the past 14 years. He's preparing to look for a new job after his COVID vaccine exemption request was...

Here's how many Oregon state employees have requested a COVID vaccine exemption

As of last week, 2,284 state employees had requested an exemption from Gov. Brown's COVID-19 vaccine requirement. PORTLAND, Ore. — 2,284 Oregon state workers...

Vaccine mandates for K-12 school staff in Oregon and Washington are among the strictest in the country

The KGW Verify team found nine states with COVID vaccine rules for educators, but most allow staff to submit to regular testing, while Oregon and...

No, proof of previous COVID infection cannot be used to get around a vaccine mandate

The KGW Verify team answers your vaccine mandate questions about proof of vaccination, collecting unemployment and religious exemptions. PORTLAND, Ore — By Oct. 18,...

Fake review attack targets Portland businesses

More than 20 Portland businesses have been hit with fake, computer generated one-star reviews on Google for months. BEAVERTON, Ore. — Sam Burton and...

Q & A: Answering your COVID-19 booster shot questions

Why are booster shots necessary and when will they be available? We took your COVID-19 booster shot questions to the experts. PORTLAND, Ore. —...

No, you should not take ivermectin to treat COVID-19

The Oregon Poison Center at OHSU has seen nine cases of intentional ivermectin misuse this month compared to just three cases all of last year....

Yes, Oregon teachers and students will have to quarantine if they test positive for COVID-19

School districts we spoke to said those who test positive for coronavirus will be required to quarantine for at least ten days, regardless of vaccination...

'You don’t have to be afraid': Beaverton man hopes his vaccine story inspires others to get the shot

Barry Jackson decided to get vaccinated against COVID-19 despite a previous bad experience with vaccines. He hopes his story will inspire others to do the...

Hospitals push forward with vaccine requirements despite Oregon law preventing them from doing so

Three health systems with hospitals in Oregon will require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. PORTLAND, Oregon — Kaiser Permanente, PeaceHealth and Oregon Health...

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