Oregon health officials on masks: Follow recommendations
4 hours ago · A top public health official is deeply concerned about the capacity of hospitals statewide as the delta variant of COVID-19 spreads rapidly among unvaccinated people. “Capacity is …
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CDC urges vaccinated people to mask up indoors in places
(9 days ago) 2 days ago · For weeks, many public health experts had been nudging the agency to change its policy, arguing that fully vaccinated people should wear masks in indoor settings, especially in areas where
Oregon tries drive-through clinic, National Guard to speed
(8 days ago) Over the weekend, health systems and county public health departments worked to ramp up the number of doses administered. The focus: getting the COVID-19 vaccine to first responders and health
The delta variant surge in Oregon: What you need to know
(8 days ago) 2 days ago · On Tuesday, the Oregon Health Authority reported 1,032 new cases of COVID-19. The last time the state reported more than 1,000 new cases in a day was at the peak of the spring surge in April.
Oregon’s mental health system falls short for people of
(5 days ago) Related Stories Black Oregonians struggle to find mental health care amid increasing need. For years, Oregon has consistently ranked among the worst in the nation for access to mental health care
Oregon Lawmakers Tout Local Mental Health Programs, But
(6 days ago) Tucked into the OHA budget is a $15.4 million cut to county-based mental health programs. The money being axed, advocates say, is slated for efforts that might be most effective at keeping people