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House GOP takes aim at vaccine mandates from schools, employers, hospitals

BY: - May 19, 2021

Sponsor compares requesting proof of vaccination to Holocaust With demand for the COVID-19 vaccine in a recent slump, Ohio Republicans launched a pre-emptive strike Tuesday that would preclude a wide range of schools, businesses, and employers from mandating vaccinations. Rep. Jennifer Gross, R-West Chester, presented House Bill 248, the “Enact Vaccine Choice and Anti-Discrimination Act” […]

Bill would prevent ‘discrimination’ against unvaccinated people

BY: - April 7, 2021

Sixteen Ohio House Republicans, six of whom have publicly announced their declination to take a COVID-19 vaccine, proposed legislation Tuesday to build legal protections for people who decline vaccinations. Under the bill, governments, schools and private businesses could still impose a vaccine requirement. However, the bill would force them to exempt anyone who submits verbally […]

DeWine channels vaccines to colleges, workplaces to speed up rollout

BY: - April 2, 2021

Ohio will surge doses into college campuses and private workplaces as an effort to speed up the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Gov. Mike DeWine announced Thursday. Starting next week, the goal is to provide mostly Johnson & Johnson vaccines to any Ohio college student who wants one, DeWine said. Unlike the two other available vaccines from […]