With limited computer skills and transportation, some of the elderly worry they are being sidelined in the race to grab appointments at vaccination sites.
Three pharmacies in charge of vaccinating congregate care facilities signed up very few adult care homes, leaving staff to scramble to get their residents protected against COVID-19.
This lung transplant case may be the first proven of COVID-19 in the U.S. in which the virus was transmitted via an organ transplant.
Already disproportionately affected by the virus, Black and Brown communities have thus far been receiving vaccines at much lower rates than their white counterparts.
An Oregon bill would let optometrists do some surgeries, but ophthalmologists are opposed, saying such work requires a high degree of training.
Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle found that race and ethnicity data were often absent in trial results.
Since 2016, Oregon women have had the option to end their early pregnancies at home with an abortion through TelAbortion, a telemedicine program that allows women to bypass in-person visits.
Gov. Kate Brown next week is to announce vaccination plans for more population groups, possibly including hundreds of thousands of front-line workers.
Other states have set minimums for hospital groups but Oregon is the first to set levels for individual hospitals, which have profited from the expansion of Medicaid.
Snowstorms elsewhere postpone weekly shipment of Moderna vaccine to Oregon though Pfizer vaccine doses for the week did arrive.