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Experts say evictions will be limited as moratorium ends

1 month ago   |   By Wood TV

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., - Grand Rapids groups are expecting minimal impact locally when a federal moratorium on evictions expires Saturday at midnight.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the moratorium in September.
The Grand Rapids Urban League says while the pandemic resulted in massive job loss, most of its clients were able to secure funding to make rent payments.
"Normally we see tenants coming in who have issues with rent. So we monitor those things and help to mediate those things, but we saw an uptick in landlords trying to figure out how do they navigate this...
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Disney to Require COVID-19 Vaccinations for All Non-Union Employees

Disney to Require COVID-19 Vaccinations for All Non-Union Employees

1 month ago   |   By The Wrap

Disney will mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for all salaried and non-union hourly U.S. employees moving forward, the company said in a statement Friday.
“At The Walt Disney Company, the safety and well-being of our employees during the pandemic has been and continues to be a top priority,” the statement reads. “Toward that end, and based on the latest recommendations of scientists, health officials and our own medical professionals that the COVID-19 vaccine provides the best protection against severe infection, we are requiring that all salaried and non-union hourly employees in the U.S...
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CDC Director Defends Revised Mask Guidance on Fox News: ‘This Weighed Heavily on Me'

1 month ago   |   By Mediaite

Fox News' Bret Baier spoke with CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky on Friday and questioned her about the new guidance on masks.
On Tuesday Walensky announced the new CDC recommendation that fully vaccinated people should mask up in public, indoor spaces in areas with “high transmission.”
Baier brought up the stats on how out of millions and millions of people who have been vaccinated, a considerably low percentage of breakthrough infections and deaths have been reported.
He asked Walensky, “Are the vaccinated people wearing the masks to protect the unvaccinated people or are they...
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CDC Director Clarifies ‘There Will Be No Federal Mandate' After Vaccine Comments on Fox News

1 month ago   |   By Mediaite

Appearing on Fox News' Special Report on Friday, U.S. Centers for Disease Control director Rochelle Walensky was asked by anchor Bret Baier whether she supports “mandating a vaccine on a federal level.”
Baier had prefaced his question with a report that the Pentagon considers Covid-19 a national security threat and may require all military personnel to be vaccinated against the disease.
“I want to start there,” said Baier, turning to Walensky. “Are you for mandating a vaccine on a federal level?”‘
This is how the CDC director answered that question:
You know, that's something that I think...
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