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Frontline workers newly eligible for the Covid vaccine

The Covid vaccine. (Liliana Frankel/The Enterprise)

ONTARIO – The pool of people eligible to get a Covid vaccine expanded as of April 1, making all frontline workers eligible in Malheur County.

Gov. Kate Brown agreed to let the county move up eligibility by several days.

Frontline workers include  postal, transit and manufacturing workers, housing, legal, and information workers, and energy, food service and grocery store workers. Also included in the governor’s order are people 16 and up with an underlying health condition and individuals living in a multigenerational household.

Agricultural workers, homeless people, pregnant people, and people displaced by wildfires are still eligible. So too are adults over 65, medical . . .