The injunction will temporarily block the state from enforcing its vaccination mandate on health care workers with a religious exemption.
The nurses say the order violates their religious rights.
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The three-judge panel set a hearing for Oct. 14, ostensibly putting enforcement on hold until then.
A separate judge had already issued a similar restraining order upstate until Oct. 12.
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