• Maine October 16, 2021 6:33 pm

    Maine Vaccine Mandate Opponents File Appeal

    Opponents of Maine’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers have filed an emergency appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. The appeal on Friday was filed hours after the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied an request to stop the mandate from going into effect. The Supreme Court previously rejected challenges of vaccine mandates for New York City...

  • maine vaccine July 7, 2021 12:08 pm

    More Than Half of Eligible Residents Vaccinated in All Maine Counties

    More than half the eligible population is now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in every county in Maine. Maine has one of the highest rates of vaccination in the country. More than two-thirds of the population of people who are age 12 and older are fully vaccinated. However, some rural parts of the state lag behind the Portland area. Data from…

  • Maine April 1, 2021 6:38 pm

    Mainers 16 and Up Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine on April 7

    Maine is opening up eligibility for COVID-19 vaccines to all state residents age 16 or older in a few days. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills announced Thursday that eligibility will expand on April 7. The state had been planning to open eligibility to everyone 16 years of age or older on April 19. The state previously started offering the vaccine for…

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