Oregon Governor Kate Brown (D) announced Wednesday that the COVID-19 jab mandate for state employees ends next month.
The tyrannical order forcing executive branch employees to receive an experimental injection to retain their jobs expires on April 1st, according to Brown’s office.
While the governor claims declining COVID-19 case numbers and hospitalizations sparked the change, the timing points to political motives.
Wow — disappearing almost as quickly as it was put in place… https://t.co/o6LHQKJEUT
— Paul Diller (@dilleradollar) March 3, 2022
— The Oregonian (@Oregonian) March 2, 2022
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown will rescind an order that has required nearly 40,000 state employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 since last fall, explaining that “extraordinary emergency” orders are no longer necessary as “we learn to live with this virus.”
That means newly hired executive branch employees won’t need to get vaccinated, existing executive branch employees won’t need to stay up to date on their vaccinations with boosters and the tiny portion of these employees who were fired for non-compliance might be eligible to reapply for their old jobs once again.
It’s interesting that Brown now says it’s time to live with this virus.
Maybe she received a certain Impact Research memo on her desk about the party’s COVID strategy moving forward.
KATU 2 added:
The governor said she made the decision to rescind the COVID-19 States of Emergency on April 1 based on how Oregon’s virus case numbers and hospitalizations are dropping rapidly as the omicron variant recedes.
New employees who start after April 1 won’t have to show proof of vaccination.
The governor’s office says about 98% of state workers are either vaccinated or received an exception.
Had more employee’s taken a stand and refused to capitulate to Gov. Brown’s medical authoritarianism, the mandate would have expired months ago.