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FROMCHRISSY: Our annual Health Care Edition is included in this issue beginning on Page 14. As some employers have started to incentivize or require COVID-19 vaccinations for employees, we take a closer look into how our local health care systems are approaching this, the county’s commitment to keeping vaccines voluntary and what legal experts say about requiring vaccines for employment. Chrissy Leggett, GENERALMANAGER
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FROMANNA: Texas is opting out of the federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation program eective June 26 per Gov. Greg Abbott’s order, ending a $300 supplemental benet unemployed individuals have been receiving. We spoke with several local businesses shared their struggles with lling open positions and having to adapt business practices as a result. Read more on Page 28. Anna Lotz, EDITOR
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