Image SHUTTERSTOCK Oregon Lawmakers Consider Extending Tax Credits For Rural Providers Rural providers receive $3,000 to $5,000 in income tax credits annually through the incentive program which is due to sunset in 2022. Mar 22, 2021 Premium Image Oregon State Capitol in Salem. | ROBERT AUGHENBAUGH COVID-19 Infection At State Capitol Shuts Down House Floor Sessions Meanwhile, a committee hears from county commissioners who lament the complexity and confusion in the vaccination rollout and public messaging. Mar 22, 2021 Premium Bill Would Open Up Dentistry In Oregon To New Profession Dentists oppose the bill which would allow dental therapists to perform fillings and provide other routine care. Mar 22, 2021 Premium Image Audrey Kuehl, a study coordinator at the Clinical Research Institute of Southern Oregon, inoculates Trish Malone with Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine. | JIM CRAVEN FOR KAISER HEALTH NEWS Oregon Accelerates Vaccine Expansion For May 1 Deadline Migrant workers, frontline workers and multi-generational households are among the groups that will become eligible for vaccination sooner than expected. Mar 19, 2021 Image Oregon's vaccine campaign will open to everyone on May 1 following a federal order./Oregon Health & Science University Obeying Federal Order, Oregon Will Open Vaccine To All On May 1 But the general population may still face delays, as Oregon officials plan to keep allocating doses in a targeted way to reach vulnerable groups. Mar 17, 2021 Image SHUTTERSTOCK Psilocybin Measure Advances With Board Appointments Gov. Kate Brown names a new 17-member advisory board to implement a regulatory structure for voter-backed Measure 109. Mar 17, 2021 Image Oregon State Capitol in Salem. | RENAUDE HATSEDAKIS Oregon Bill Would Expand Medicaid Coverage To Undocumented Adults Gov. Kate Brown supports a pilot project to spend $10 million on coverage to 2,000 adults, building on a program that now covers undocumented children in the state. Mar 16, 2021 Premium Image St. Charles Health System in Bend. | COURTESY PHOTO Medical Techs End Strike At St. Charles Health System Wages and open/closed shop are top issues as workers, management plan intensive bargaining to reach contract agreement by the end of March. Mar 16, 2021 Premium Image Gov. Kate Brown | PHOTO COPYRIGHT PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP/JAIME VALDEZ (USED WITH PERMISSION) Brown Praises Biden’s Vaccine Timeline, But Won’t Commit To It She says federal vaccine deliveries must increase to meet the president's goal of opening vaccination to all adults on May 1. Mar 12, 2021 Premium Image MICHEILE HENDERSON/UNSPLASH Oregon Lawmakers Hope To Better Protect Seniors In Long-Term Care A bill in the Oregon Legislature would create an advisory group to suggest ways the facilities, which have suffered the majority of deaths from COVID-19, could prepare for an outbreak. Mar 10, 2021 Premium First page « First Previous page ‹ Previous … Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Current page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 … Next page Next › Last page Last » Subscribe to Ben Botkin Newsletter Sign up for our health news updates. Email Address Get Involved COVERING MEASURE 110Help us investigate the implementation of Oregon’s Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act.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.