Under Senate Bill 719, “when questions are asked, unless there’s a reason not to, then information will be released,” says Sen. Michael Dembrow, D-Portland.
With nearly 1.4 million people already in line, the Vaccine Advisory Committee recommended that BIPOC communities and people with underlying conditions -- totally 2.5 million people -- should follow seniors.
Legacy and OHSU throw out dozens of coronavirus doses but Patrick Allen, director of the health authority, said his agency knew of no wasted vaccines.
Perhaps thousands of Oregonians who've been infected by the novel coronavirus struggle with sometimes debilitating symptoms like the inability to walk far months later.
The state has ordered a Southeast Portland nursing home with the largest and deadliest coronavirus outbreak in Oregon to shut down.
The new coronavirus has killed 24 people from seven Oregon senior care homes, accounting for just under half of all deaths in the state attributed to the infection, according to numbers state officials released Saturday.
Coronavirus infections in Oregon senior care homes are far more widespread than previously known, with 29 nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult foster homes reporting at least one confirmed case as of Monday, according to a list provided by the state in response to questions from Th
People in 34 nursing homes and other long-term care centers in Oregon are suspected of having the new coronavirus, state officials said Tuesday.