The attorney representing the 94 plaintiffs filed a motion last Thursday, saying Judge Brian Huber dismissed the case without considering Confluence Health's failure to accommodate their religious practices.
Hospitals nationwide have been facing a similar issue of overcrowding, with patients experiencing influenza, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and other respiratory infections surging in recent weeks.
Confluence Health in Wenatchee is placing a temporary freeze on the hiring of most non-clinical positions.
The health care provider says the move is intended to cut mounting losses, including $13 million in the third quarter of this year...
Confluence Health has a new option for former employees who were let go after failing to get a COVID-19 vaccination.
The health provider is now allowing them to get a NovaVax COVID-19 vaccination that uses a technology that is different from the Moderna and Pfizer shots.