A year ago, there was little to no vaccine safety data for pregnant people, leaving health experts divided about how to advise expectant parents.
A year after President Joe Biden signed an order creating an entity modeled on FDR’s hugely successful Wartime Production Board, to be called the Pandemic Testing Board, there’s little trace of it.
Despite recent signals that COVID’s grip on the country may be easing, many older adults are struggling with persistent malaise.
With no end to the staffing crisis in sight, hospitals have taken to enticing workers from other facilities to fulfill needs, using hefty bonuses.
The Oregon Public Health Corps will contact trace and support people in isolation, and is hoped to reinvigorate the public health system.
The omicron variant is less severe, but Oregon’s health system is as fragile as ever.
The state’s epidemiologist said Friday that the state will be filing permanent mask and vaccination rules in the next few weeks.
After eligible people were being turned away from pharmacies, the health agency reiterated its recommendation.