Image The Oregon Health Authority in Salem. | OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY Oregon: Lawsuit Against Vaccine Requirement Is Based on ‘Internet Conspiracy Theories’ COVID-19 vaccine requirement for health care and state employment is not coercion, state says in response to lawsuit filed in federal court. Oct 18, 2021 Premium Image OREGON GOV. KATE BROWN HOLDS A FACE MASK./PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP Health Care Workers, Others Sue Oregon In Federal Court To Halt Vaccine Mandate A group of 42 people has sued Gov. Kate Brown and Oregon Health Authority Director Patrick Allen over the COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Oct 13, 2021 Premium Image Oregon State Hospital. | AMANDA LOMAN/SALEM REPORTER Outside Investigation Finds “Complete Disarray” At Oregon State Hospital Disability Rights Oregon urges Gov. Kate Brown and Oregon Health Authority to take swift action on understaffing, other woes at the Salem facility. Sep 27, 2021 Premium Oregon Hits Record COVID-19 Hospitalizations As Governor Re-Imposes Mask Mandate Experts say the governor’s move is necessary to fight the rising tide of COVID-19 cases and avoid a shortage of hospital beds. Aug 10, 2021 Premium Image OREGON DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Gov. Kate Brown Will Reopen Oregon By June 30 Regardless of Goal Vaccinations have slowed to a snail’s pace, creating uncertainty about when the state will reach 70% vaccination for adults. Jun 25, 2021 Image Photo by Claire Zhu on Unsplash Oregon Children Ages 12-15 Can Get Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccinations Starting Thursday But the expansion won’t alter the state’s decision to remove many social and business restrictions when 70% of the overall population 16 and older has been vaccinated. May 12, 2021 Image GOV. KATE BROWN/SHUTTERSTOCK Gov. Kate Brown Lifts Extreme COVID-19 Restrictions In 15 Counties With the pace of the increase in statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations slowing a tad, the 15 counties will be able to return to indoor dining on Friday. May 4, 2021 Premium Challenges Persist As Oregon Moves Vaccine Rollout To Final Stage Everyone 16 and older will become eligible for COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, but state says it still faces difficulties reaching some groups, including Latinos. Apr 16, 2021 Premium Image Four Portland-area hospital system are running the Oregon Convention Center site while Salem Health is in charge of the fairgrounds in Salem. | OHSU Oregon Again Advances Vaccination Timeline Ahead of Broad May 1 Expansion Frontline workers and adults under 45 with chronic conditions will become eligible two weeks ahead of previous schedule. Mar 26, 2021 Premium Image GOV. KATE BROWN/SHUTTERSTOCK Only Two Oregon Counties Remain In COVID-19 Extreme Risk Category Gov. Kate Brown updates COVID-19 risk levels that put 28 counties in moderate or lower risk. Mar 23, 2021 Premium Current page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Next page Next › Last page Last » Subscribe to Gov. Kate Brown Image 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.