It’s not yet clear exactly when the new COVID-19 vaccine will be available in Oregon. But people can begin scheduling appointments now.
Jonnette Paddy, director of Indigenous Women Rising’s abortion fund, shows a social media post by the group on June 29, 2023. In the first six months of 2023, the fund has distributed $180,000 to support patients. That’s compared with $110,000 in all of 2022.
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Abortion was never readily available to Indigenous women, and the reversal of Roe v. Wade made it worse. States with some of the nation's largest Indigenous populations also have some of the strictest restrictions on abortion.
The Oregon Health Authority in Salem.
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OHA advisors say yes to free health care for adults at 138-200% of the poverty level
Oregon Recovers co-founder and director, Mike Marshall (at right), speaks at an Oregon Recovers event last year. Tony Vezina, founder and director of 4D Recovery stands at left.
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