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.
The vaccination rate of hospitals and doctor's offices in North Central Washington varies by a wide range.
Chelan Douglas Health District Chief Health Officer Dr. James Wallace says there's almost a 15 percent swing among its partners.
"Across the region, wer're seeing anywhere from 1% to as high as 15% of folks employed not getting vaccinated," said Wallace
School districts in Washington could lose state funding if they don't follow Governor Jay Inslee's new COVID-19 orders.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal has filed an emergency rule to penalize schools that "willfully" violate them
12th District Senator Brad Hawkins says making school employees, regardless of age, eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine is good news.
"The people on the frontlines, helping our state fulfill its paramount duty regarding education deserve to be protected