A growing body of evidence suggests kids’ innate immune systems usually nip the infection early on, preventing the virus from gaining a foothold.
COVID-19 vaccination rates for 12- to 17-year-olds in Oregon vary by county, with 59.6% vaccinated statewide.
The university’s PERS liability has ballooned to $595 million, resurrecting concerns about the pension burden on one of Oregon’s largest public agencies.
When deciding which mask will provide adequate protection, the wearer must consider the context, experts say.
Experts say when the test positivity rate is between 5-8%, they expect hospital populations to drop. In some Central Oregon counties, the rate is between 18-26%.
At least 500 people gathered at the Oregon Capitol on Saturday, Sept. 18, for a rally decrying requirements to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Critics say the plan should have been released months ago and does not go far enough to help areas lagging behind in vaccination rates.
A KHN investigation has found at least 26 states pushed through laws that permanently weaken government authority to protect public health.
Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum joined 23 other states in their support of the U.S. Department of Justice’s lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the ban.