The Department of Veterans Affairs is recruiting 8,000 volunteers for the Phase 3 clinical trials of at least four COVID-19 vaccine candidates at 20 federal medical facilities across the U.S.
Four of the cases involve Washington County schools, and the rest are outside the Portland area.
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The Medical Society of Metropolitan Portland, which started as a social association and grew to offer mental health counseling, has been hit by the pandemic.
Older adults in all kinds of circumstances are deliberating what to do as days and nights turn chilly and coronavirus cases rise across the country.
Guidelines take effect next week that will allow visitors inside nursing homes and care facilities in Oregon.
Classrooms for younger students could open in many districts, including in Clackamas County, through lower benchmarks that measure whether schools may conduct in-person classes.
The state’s hospitals are below maximum capacity for the moment, with COVID-19 patients in 3% of hospital beds.
Providence researchers will begin testing on 36 people as part of a Phase 1 trial of a drug developed in collaboration with two biotech companies -- OncoSec and UbiVac.