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Employees, patients and visitors at health care settings, including hospitals, will no longer be required to wear a face mask starting April 3, 2023.

Health care facilities have been given state approval to drop mask requirements for workers, patients and visitors as of April 3, if they desire to do so, the Oregon Health Authority announced Friday, March 3.

Dr. Dean Sidelinger, the state epidemiologist, said during a Friday virtual press briefing that the spread of COVID-19 had been abated enough to allow for the step.

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It is about time. People are over the liberal nanny state mask policy and have been for quite some time. Maybe Kotex, the new liberal governor can relax some of liberal ex governor Brown's communist policies...however, I am not counting on it.

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