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The attack shut down Universal Health Services, the owner of Cedar Hills Hospital, which has nearly 100 in-patient beds for mental health patients.

Sep 29 2020

Rachael Banks, who is currently the public health director for Multnomah County, will focus on health inequity issues at the state.

Sep 29 2020

Community or population immunity refers to the point at which enough people are sufficiently resistant to a disease that an infectious agent is unlikely to spread from person to person.

Sep 29 2020

Complaints and unannounced inspections at Portland’s psychiatric emergency hospital found a range of problems, including patient sexual encounters, an attempted suicide, Facebook livestreaming, escapes, nurse shortages and more. 

Sep 29 2020

With a shortage of dentists in Oregon, the Legislature should pass a bill allowing the state to license dental therapists.

Sep 28 2020

When it comes to health care, President Donald Trump has promised far more than he has delivered.

Sep 28 2020

“All it really is, is a statement that he wants one or more of his departments to come up with a plan," said Joe Antos with the American Enterprise Institute.

Sep 28 2020

More than 450 new cases of COVID-19 were seen in Oregon on Friday, the highest single-day total since the pandemic began.

Sep 26 2020
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The administration is seeking approval to spend nearly $70 million on salaries just months after imposing cuts as a pandemic austerity measure.

Sep 24 2020

A study based on interviews with 200 workers found they lacked personal protective equipment, social distancing rules at work sites were lax and they had inconsistent access to COVID-19 tests. 

Sep 23 2020

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