“[This] will ensure that no one will have to go through what I experienced in New Jersey, and that no one will be quarantined unless it is medically necessary to do so.”
“There are plenty of reasons to be optimistic about what comes next,” Michael Cianchette writes.
During his remarks, LePage called the state’s 14-day quarantine “unconstitutional” and said that some other states including Wisconsin and Georgia have shown how to safely reopen their economies.
Color us cynical. We predicted this would happen.
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Attorneys for Kaci Hickox, the former Fort Kent nurse who treated Ebola patients in Africa, argued Tuesday that her federal lawsuit against New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and public health officials over her quarantine in 2014 should go forward. Lawyers for the governor and state employees in January filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit […]
Kaci Hickox claims she was held illegally and unconstitutionally against her will as part of a mandatory quarantine for anyone returning from certain West African countries who treated patients with Ebola.
Gov. Chris Christie and other public health officials who are defendants in a federal lawsuit filed by Kaci Hickox, the nurse who lived in Fort Kent and was quarantined in New Jersey after returning from treating patients with Ebola in Africa during 2014, are asking the lawsuit be dismissed.
The nurse who lived in Fort Kent and was quarantined in New Jersey after returning last year from treating patients suffering from the Ebola virus in Africa sued Gov. Chris Christie and other New Jersey public health officials.
“This landed in my lap. This is not something I sought out,” she said. “But I’m also honored by the weight of it and honored to be the one to help make progress in our society at large.”
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — Much of the world has seen the photos of Kaci Hickox peering from a tent outside a New Jersey hospital. But on Tuesday evening, the Maine nurse shared images of herself in a tent she entered willingly, where she treated Ebola patients at the heart of the devastating outbreak in West […]
FORT KENT, Maine — Kaci Hickox, the nurse who made national headlines recently when she defied Maine Gov. Paul LePage’s efforts to quarantine her after she returned from treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, is among those honored as Time Magazine’s 2014 “Person of the Year.” The magazine named those fighting Ebola its 2014 “Person […]
OXFORD — A Connecticut-based company that makes action figures tied to current events has a new figure that bears a striking resemblance to Kaci Hickox, the Maine nurse who made national headlines recently when she defied an Ebola quarantine. The Case E Ebola Nurse action figure’s look is intentional, says Emil Vicale, owner of HeroBuilders.com, […]
She’s left Fort Kent, but Kaci Hickox isn’t leaving the northern Maine town behind quietly. True to her word, the nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone before returning to the United States to have two governors attempt to quarantine her isn’t giving up her fight to ease the returns of many more aid […]
Thank you to Kaci Hickox, whose bravery and selflessness in going to Sierra Leone to fight Ebola helped all of us in Maine, the U.S. and the world. If we are going to defeat this and future epidemics, we need to stop them at their origins. If not for people like Hickox, the world would […]
Veterans celebration I was very proud to escort my dad, Maurice “Bud” Pierce, a U.S. Navy veteran, to the Veterans Day Celebration at Brewer High School on Nov. 10. Breakfast was served to the veterans. It was a wonderful presentation by the Brewer High School Student Council and JROTC. Everyone was kind and showed a […]
FORT KENT, Maine — The state of Maine has filed a temporary petition to require nurse Kaci Hickox to avoid public places and submit to regular health monitoring. The petition, filed in district court in Fort Kent and signed by a judge Thursday, temporarily bans Hickox from public transportation and public places, such as shopping […]
FORT KENT, Maine — The neighborhood surrounding the home where Kaci Hickox is staying quieted substantially Saturday, as members of the media started packing up and heading home. Hickox, who recently returned to the U.S. after treating patients suffering from Ebola in Sierra Leone, has yet to leave the Fort Kent property since a district […]
FORT KENT, Maine — A U.S. nurse who challenged quarantines of health care workers returning from treating West African Ebola patients said on Sunday she thought “an abundance of politics” lurked behind them. Kaci Hickox has fought a heated public battle over what she considers draconian measures to isolate her for 21 days after her […]