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DC to require vaccinations for clubs, bars and all students

WASHINGTON — The District of Columbia government is imposing a series of COVID-19 vaccine mandates as it intensifies virus protocols in response to spiraling infection numbers and the march of the omicron variant. Starting in mid-January, residents over age 12 ...

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Giant hits 1M vaccinations in 2021

Landover-based Giant Food Pharmacy reached the milestone of administering more than 1 million vaccinations since the start of the year, encompassing COVID-19, seasonal flu, shingles and other vaccines, throughout its 152 pharmacy locations serving the Maryland, northern Virginia, Delaware and ...

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Anne Arundel Urology joins Solaris Health

Anne Arundel Urology on Friday joined Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based Solaris Health Holdings as an affiliate practice. Terms have not been disclosed. Anne Arundel Urology becomes the sixth urology practice this year to join Solaris. Solaris is the nation’s leading provider of ...

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Gov. Hogan tests positive for COVID-19

Gov. Larry Hogan has tested positive for COVID-19. Hogan made the announcement Monday morning on his Twitter account. “This morning, as part of my regular testing routine, I received a positive rapid test for COVID-19,” Hogan posted on his account. ...

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Court allows Biden employer vaccine mandate to take effect

A federal appeals court panel on Friday allowed President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for larger private employers to move ahead, reversing a previous decision on a requirement that could affect some 84 million U.S workers. The 2-1 decision by ...

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OSHA vaccine mandate penalties to start Jan. 10

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration said Saturday that it would not issue citations tied to its coronavirus vaccination mandate before Jan. 10, so that companies have time to adjust to and implement the requirements. The federal agency separately said ...

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