Measles has been confirmed in a Marion County resident, county health officials announced Tuesday.
The patient is from Salem and is unvaccinated for measles, said Katrina Rothenberger, the county's public health director.
Clark County Public Health identified one new confirmed case of measles Tuesday.
The outbreak was appearing to slow as it had held at 70 confirmed cases for more than a week.
Multnomah County Commissioner Dr. Sharon Meieran became a mental health advocate after working in emergency rooms. During shifts as a physician, she saw patients languishing in scrubs with nowhere else to go.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Wednesday signed into law a tax that will provide funding for the state’s Medicaid plan.
Two health-care giants, Cambia Health Solutions in Portland and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina in Durham, announced a partnership agreement on Tuesday that’s designed to save money and spur innovation.
The Board of Directors of Oregon’s leading statewide disability rights organization announced Tuesday it had hired the Senate’s top staff member on disability policy, Jake Cornett, to serve as the organization’s new executive director. The Board of Directors launched a nationwide search to fill
For people who don’t read much English, following prescription labels can be a guessing game. Those who guess wrong can end up hurt by the medication that was supposed to help them. Even worse, they can end up hospitalized.
Three of Oregon’s six largest commercial health insurers reported losses in 2018, as did several dental plans and Medicaid payers even though the market was fairly stable.