Image Shutterstock Multnomah County Becomes First To Recommend Masks Indoors Amid Concerns About Delta Variant The recommendation, which applies to everyone regardless of vaccination status, follows a sharp increase in cases of COVID-19 in recent weeks. Jul 26, 2021 Image Virginia Garcia medical services is trying to increase the vaccination rates of farmworkers. | VIRGINIA GARCIA Vaccinating Migrant Farmworkers Is No Easy Task For migrant farmworkers, outreach and mobile clinics are key to increasing COVID-19 vaccination rates and overcoming hesitancy. Jul 19, 2021 Premium Image A critical care nurse at OHSU gets a COVID-19 vaccine/Josh Andersen/OHSU Many Oregon Health Care Providers Remain Unvaccinated, New Data Show Chiropractors, EMTs and others have poor vaccination rates, reigniting debate about whether COVID-19 vaccination should be mandatory in the health care industry. Jul 14, 2021 Premium Image SHUTTERSTOCK CCOs Critical of Oregon’s Proposed New 'Health Equity Zones' The health insurers say they are the best organizations for expanding the Medicaid system to address social factors such as housing and food. Jul 12, 2021 Premium Image GOV. KATE BROWN/SHUTTERSTOCK With Pandemic Slowing, Oregon Announces Winner Of $1 Million Vaccination Prize An Oregon State University fine arts student wins the grand prize, which Gov. Kate Brown had dangled to lure more people to get vaccinated. Jul 9, 2021 Image The Oregon Health Authority in Salem. | OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY Oregon Health Authority Hires New Dental Director Dr. Kaz Rafia is the second dental director at the agency, replacing Bruce Austin. Jul 7, 2021 Premium Image Dozens of people sat and played in the Ira Keller Fountain Park in Portland on June 28, 2021. | KRISTYNA WENTZ-GRAFF/OPB Nearly 1,000 Die In Northwest Heat Wave The deaths stretched from Oregon through British Columbia, which was hit the hardest with nearly 800 fatalities. Jul 6, 2021 Image MIKA BAUMEISTER/UNSPLASH Restrictions Lifted But What About The Pandemic? Infectious disease experts warn there is the potential for flareups with the presence of highly infectious variants and the risk of others emerging that could evade vaccines. Jun 30, 2021 Premium Image PATRICK ALLEN, DIRECTOR OF THE OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY, GIVES LAWMAKERS AN UPDATE ON THE CORONAVIRUS. Legislature Approves Spate Of Other Health Care Bills The measures passed include creating a new dental profession and giving coordinated care organizations more flexibility. Jun 29, 2021 Premium Image The Oregon State Capitol building in Salem. | BEN BOTKIN/THE LUND REPORT Oregon Lawmakers Pump Money And Oversight Into Health Care Residents will have to wait to see whether the Oregon Legislature’s increased spending and regulation of the health care industry will yield results. Jun 29, 2021 Premium First page « First Previous page ‹ Previous … Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Current page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 … Next page Next › Last page Last » Subscribe to Ben Botkin Image Newsletter Sign up for our health news updates.Sign Up Get Involved SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVEWhether you work within the health system or experience it as a patient, we want to hear from you.NEWS TIPSSecurely submit an anonymous news tip or confidential document.DONATESupport our journalism by making a tax-deductible gift.