Gov. Kate Brown said she expects to call a second special session later this summer to deal with state budget cuts.
The global pandemic has ordinary health care workers going to extremes in a desperate hunt for medical supplies.
If there were ever a time for more public health funding, health experts say, it’s now.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urges people to wear face coverings to prevent a spike of COVID-19.
Gov. Kate Brown said her decision is a cautionary “yellow light” to keep the state from moving forward too quickly in reopening.
Polls say health care is consistently at the top of voters’ minds in this election cycle. And President Donald Trump clearly wants to own the issue, often talking about the “wins” stemming from his administration’s policies.
Now that it’s upending the way you play music, cook, shop, hear the news and check the weather, the friendly voice emanating from your Amazon Alexa-enabled smart speaker is poised to wriggle its way into all things health care.
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The Legislature this year is considering a slew of health care bills that span everything from prescriptions drugs to mental health to long term care. One of the big items on the agenda is funding the Oregon Health Plan which serves nearly 1 million Oregonians.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers has rallied around a bill that would make Oregon the first state in the country offer a universal service that would provide educational, emotional and financial support to new parents of infants and young children.