Gov. Kate Brown is moving towards reopening Oregon.
As a first step, she said she will allow health care providers to provide non-urgent surgeries and procedures starting May 1 if they meet certain criteria.
Gov. Kate Brown plans to allow health care providers to resume non-urgent surgeries and procedures on May 1 provided they meet certain requirements.
State leaders are considering a proposal to give rural Oregon hospitals a $50 million line of credit to stay in business during the pandemic.
The increased isolation forced by the coronavirus epidemic can affect a person’s health. But there are ways to overcome loneliness and isolation.
Oregon has received a donation of an experimental drug that may aid the fight against COVID-19.
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Specialists at Oregon State University’s veterinary laboratory wanted to put their state-of-the-art equipment to work testing for the coronavirus. Oregon needs more tests. But neither the Oregon Health Authority nor Gov. Kate Brown's office lent any support. A private company did.
A bipartisan group of 11 rural lawmakers called on Gov. Kate Brown on Friday to support a $200 million plan to keep hospitals afloat during the coronavirus pandemic.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected family planning, forcing some people to delay fertility treatments. Fertility providers have laid off staff and cut back on non-urgent treatments to preserve personal protective equipment like masks and gloves. And travel restrictions have further crimped revenues by keeping international patients from flying to the United States for treatment.
The health care system has changed rapidly to respond to the coronavirus.