Image Patrick Allen. | COPYRIGHTED IMAGE REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION FROM THE PORTLAND TRIBUNE Oregon Health Authority Director Patrick Allen takes New Mexico job The outgoing Oregon agency director will head the New Mexico Department of Health. Dec 30, 2022 Premium Image Ingrid Ulrey, a regional director of the federal Department of Health and Human Services, visited Salem Health on Thursday./Salem Reporter Regional Leader For The Federal Health And Human Services Agency Met With Oregon Officials A top federal official visited Oregon for the first time, checking on the state’s response to the pandemic, behavioral health care and workforce shortages. Apr 5, 2022 Image Patrick Allen. | COPYRIGHTED IMAGE REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION FROM THE PORTLAND TRIBUNE After Short Hospitalization, The Oregon Health Authority Director Is Back Home Patrick Allen, director of the Oregon Health Authority, is back home in Sherwood recovering after being hospitalized on Sunday following a serious fall. Jan 27, 2022 Image Oregon State Hospital in Salem. | BEN BOTKIN/THE LUND REPORT OHA Director Floats $33.5 Million Plan To Bolster State Hospital Hiring The Oregon Health Authority wants to hire 359 new employees at Oregon State Hospital starting in March to combat its worrisome staffing shortage. Nov 11, 2021 Premium Image GOV. KATE BROWN/SHUTTERSTOCK With Pandemic Slowing, Oregon Announces Winner Of $1 Million Vaccination Prize An Oregon State University fine arts student wins the grand prize, which Gov. Kate Brown had dangled to lure more people to get vaccinated. Jul 9, 2021 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 Gov. Kate Brown. | SHUTTERSTOCK A Full Reopening Of The State Nears, Says Governor A plan to drop requirements for masks, social distancing and capacity limits hinges on vaccinating 127,000 more adults to reach a 70% vaccination rate. Jun 4, 2021 Premium 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 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 Audrey Kuehl, a study coordinator at the Clinical Research Institute of Southern Oregon, inoculates Trish Malone with Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine. | JIM CRAVEN FOR KAISER HEALTH NEWS Oregon Accelerates Vaccine Expansion For May 1 Deadline Migrant workers, frontline workers and multi-generational households are among the groups that will become eligible for vaccination sooner than expected. Mar 19, 2021 Current page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Next page Next › Last page Last » Subscribe to Patrick Allen 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.