Federal vaccine mandate for health care workers in 10 states, including Kansas, blocked by judge

By: - November 29, 2021 4:25 pm

Michele Catinella, a nurse practitioner at the John Knox Village Continuing Care Retirement Community, receives a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine from Carmen Pi, a Registered Nurse with American Medical Response on Dec. 16 in Pompano Beach, Florida. The facility, one of the first in the country to do so, vaccinated approximately 170 people, including health care workers and senior citizens. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Kansas Reflector. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.