State officials will send in Oregon’s application for its five-year Medicaid waiver to federal officials in early 2022.
Nationwide, a quarter of dentists now offer in-clinic membership plans for uninsured patients.
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.