#KateBrown

.Oregon, USA
Oregon's governor Kate Brown is a member of the Democratic party. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@OregonGovBrown)

  • The mandate will be put in place starting August 27
  • The rule will be applicable to all regardless of vaccination status
  • The mandate will exempt "fleeting encounters"

.Oregon, USA
Multiple states in the US have mandated vaccines for essential workers. (Photo Credits: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The mandate may be put in place by October 18
  • Brown said she is "willing to take the heat" from those who disagree with the mandate
  • Oregon is currently facing a shortage of ICU beds

.Oregon City, OR, USA
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown talks with a National Guard member and registered nurse during a visit to the Marion County and Salem Health vaccination clinic in Oregon. (Photo credit: AP)

  • There are 733 people hospitalized with the virus in Oregon
  • The National Guards are being sent to hospitals across the state which have been pushed to the brink
  • They would serve as material and equipment runners and help with COVID-19 testing

.Oregon, USA
Oregon's governor Kate Brown is a member of the Democratic party. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@OregonGovBrown)

  • 2300 COVID-19 cases were recorded on Tuesday
  • The mask mandate starts on Friday
  • 90% of its ICU beds in Oregon are filled, the governor said

.Oregon City, OR, USA
Leo Terrell declared his support for President Donald Trump in July 2020. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@TheLeoTerrell)

  • Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed a controversial education bill last month
  • The bill suspends the proficiency requirements for students for three years
  • Leo Terrell said the bill insults people of colour