In the past two weeks, cases have risen more than 24% in Oregon, a development that marks a "stark reversal" of gains the state had made previously on tamping down the virus spread.
State hospital spokeswoman Rebeka Gipson-King said the patient has been quarantined, as have the 19 other patients who live in the same unit.
Today, the Multnomah County Bar Association is awarding Bob Joondeph its Professionalism Award in recognition of his advocacy on behalf of people with disabilities. Bob served as Executive Director of Disability Rights Oregon (DRO) for 30 years.
The pandemic has taken a wide toll, with stress causing people who have not been infected to suffer a host of symptoms like excruciating headaches, hair loss and sudden outbreaks of shingles.
Jessica Guernsey, who was involved in protecting the public against previous outbreaks, will lead the county’s response to COVID-19 and focus on trying to reduce health care disparities.
The request comes at a time when the state is trying to curb health care costs but Salem Health says it is trying to make up for a lag in prices in the past.
A new study illustrate the challenges of trying to slow the spread of the virus as cases continue to climb in the state.
A panel that's developing a plan to curb runaway health care costs in Oregon discussed ways to ensure that quality of care won't be compromised and health disparities are reduced.
Older adults have listened to public health authorities and taken steps to minimize the risk of being infected with COVID-19, a new study says.
The Oregon Health Authority has announced it plans to again change the way it reports recovered cases of COVID-19. The agency will temporarily stop reporting recoveries until a new plan is in place.