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Dobbs wrote on Twitter on Tuesday that he had received threatening phone calls from people promoting false “conspiracy theories” about his family.
PORTLAND, Ore. – Oregon to deploy “crisis teams” of hundreds of nurses, respiratory therapists, paramedics and licensed practical nurses to areas of the state hardest hit by increase in hospital admissions. COVID-19 that have pushed hospitals to the limit.
Gov. Kate Brown said on Wednesday that up to 500 health care providers from a medical staffing company would travel to central and southern Oregon, along with an additional 60 nurses under another contract.
State health officials say COVID-19-related hospitalizations have increased 990% in Oregon since July 9.
Staff will travel to Bend, Redmond, Medford, Ashland, Grants Pass and Roseburg and will be able to travel around the state if conditions require.
CHICAGO – Chicago officials say all city employees must be fully immunized against COVID-19 by mid-October.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced the rule on Wednesday, saying employees will be required to submit proof of vaccination through an online portal by October 15.
The city has already demanded that public school employees, including teachers and principals, be vaccinated within the same timeframe. City officials say employees can apply for a religious or medical exemption, which will be reviewed individually.