Problems were largely overcome when the Oregon Health Authority began working with community organizations to improve access.
Some medical centers are now offering cognitive rehabilitation to patients with long COVID.
Health workers have started adapting lessons they learned from their COVID-19 response to other aspects of their work.
A Kaiser Permanente researcher says her large-scale four-year study in the Portland and Seattle areas will help track a virus that’s still evolving.
Even as specialists in infectious diseases praise the treatment’s effectiveness, many doctors say they have questions about prescribing the drug and want better data.
State health officials said COVID-19 is straining hospital capacity, especially in central and southern Oregon.