Image 13 Oregon Counties Improve Their COVID-19 Risk Ranking Mar 9, 2021 Image PFC Juan Carlos Rojas administers COVID-19 vaccine to licensed massage therapist with Serenity Hospice Jason Mayberry at the state fairgrounds in Salem. | ABIGAIL DOLLINS/SALEM STATESMAN JOURNAL Oregon Lets Low-Income Health Centers Vaccinate Anyone Seven federally qualified health centers can administer vaccines to patients even if they're not eligible to get vulnerable communities vaccinated sooner. Mar 9, 2021 Premium Image Gov. Kate Brown | BRADLEY PARKS/OPB Governor Orders Oregon Schools To Start In-Person Reopening In Late March The directive will require every public K-12 school to offer at least some in-person instruction. Mar 5, 2021 Image SHUTTERSTOCK Oregon Health Leaders Seek More Flexibility On Medicaid Spending The state wants its next five-year Medicaid plan, that has to be approved by federal authorities, to allow for spending on housing, for example. Mar 5, 2021 Premium Image SHUTTERSTOCK Oregon Considers Using Medicaid Money On Housing, Other Non-Medical Work Oregon officials are drafting the state's next five-year Medicaid plan for review and approval by federal authorities who control the purse strings. Mar 5, 2021 Premium Image PIXABAY Oregon Bill Would Boost Market Access To Generic Prescription Drugs Senate Bill 764 would prevent "pay to delay" agreements between pharmaceutical companies that delay the introduction of generic prescription drugs into the market. Mar 3, 2021 Premium Image SHUTTERSTOCK Oregon Allocates Initial 34,000 Doses of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine The vaccine, which needs only one shot, will be used for providers visiting jails and adult foster homes with small numbers of residents who have not yet been vaccinated. Mar 3, 2021 Image SHUTTERSTOCK Naturopathic Physicians Seek Same Reimbursement Rates As Other Physicians House Bill 2673 would provide parity for naturopaths but the medical establishment is opposed, saying it would drive up health care costs. Mar 2, 2021 Premium Image The University of Washington is vaccinating frontline health care staff against COVID-19. | COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF MEDICINE Front-Line Grocery Workers Lobby To Move Forward In Vaccination Line Reluctant to wait until May for vaccinations, retail workers say their jobs are dangerous, in part because customers ignore masking and other rules. Mar 1, 2021 Premium Image Four Portland-area hospital system are running the Oregon Convention Center site while Salem Health is in charge of the fairgrounds in Salem. | OHSU Oregon's New COVID-19 Vaccination Plan Makes Everyone Eligible By July 1 The state also switched to a lottery sign-up system in the Portland area after 400,000 people tried to sign up for about 3,500 spots on Thursday. Feb 26, 2021 First page « First Previous page ‹ Previous … Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Current page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 … 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.