Image Oregon State Capitol in Salem. | BEN BOTKIN/THE LUND REPORT Oregon Lawmakers Call For Investigation Of Harassment, Discrimination On Campuses A bipartisan resolution follows high-profile complaints against Oregon Health & Science University and Oregon State University. May 5, 2021 Premium Image Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center has provided mobile COVID-19 testing to reach the Latino community. | VIRGINIA GARCIA Latino Advocates Call For Stepped Up Vaccinations Latinos make up about 13% of the state’s population but only 6% have received at least a first dose, according to state data. Apr 15, 2021 Premium Image ALEX VISSER/THE LUND REPORT Oregon Lawmakers Want To Improve Collection Of Racial, Ethnic Data On Patients The pandemic has highlighted the need for better information about the provision of services to disadvantaged populations, advocates say. Apr 9, 2021 Premium 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 COURTESY OF OREGON HEALTH & SCIENCE UNIVERSITY Another Racist Incident Emerges At OHSU A racist slur on an OHSU locker prompts the institution to acknowledge in a message that “this feels too familiar,” with a promise to improve. Mar 8, 2021 Premium Oregon Bill Would Protect Legal Immigrants Seeking Health Care Lawmakers want to let immigrants apply for financial help from a hospital rather than have to apply for the Oregon Health Plan, the state’s Medicaid program. Feb 2, 2021 Premium Image Oregon Health & Science University Marquam Hill campus in Portland. | OHSU Racist Incident Disrupts OHSU Union Meeting A meeting was disrupted by someone who played a video of a stabbing while yelling racist epithets and then joined a subsequent meeting and swore at the union while playing a racist song. Feb 1, 2021 Premium Image SHUTTERSTOCK Oregon Has Small Black Population But Share Of Black Providers Is Smaller Policymakers and advocates say that the state needs to attract more minorities to the health care industry to rectify an imbalance. Nov 2, 2020 Premium Image OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital has a level 1 pediatric trauma center. | OHSU/CHRISTINE TORRES HICKS Former Head Of Nursing Sues OHSU Over Racial Discrimination, Whistleblowing The suit says the Doernbecher Children's Hospital hire was fired after calling out unsafe practices, being stereotyped as an "angry Black woman" and told to "straighten her hair." Sep 9, 2020 Image Oregon Health & Science University's sprawling west side campus in Portland. | AARON BIELECK/OHSU Black Employees Accuse OHSU Of Being 'Enabler Of Racism’ An employee resource group accuses administrators of taking no substantial action following several noose incidents and using them in what they say is a sham of an effort against racism on campus. Sep 3, 2020 Premium First page « First Previous page ‹ Previous Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Current page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Next page Next › Last page Last » Subscribe to Health Equity 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.