Senator Pam Helming supports healthcare workers getting a test option instead of the vaccine mandate

Senator Pam Helming has expressed her support for healthcare workers having the option to take frequent COVID tests as an alternative option to the vaccine mandate.

She believes testing is a great idea, especially because those who are vaccinated could still be carrying the virus.


Governor Kathy Hochul has signed an executive order that would allow employers to fire healthcare workers who have not been vaccinated unless they have a religious exemption.


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