Mobile COVID-19 testing tents and vans have sprouted on urban sidewalks and street curbs, sparking concerns about risks.
The state is taking a new tack, setting up ways for people to easily report positive COVID-19 test results to the state.
The Oregon Health Authority acts in anticipation of a surge in coronavirus cases tied to the omicron variant.
Senate Bill 780 would protect hospitals and others from being sued for “acts or omissions” made because of emergency rules set by the government.
The emerging information about COVID-19 and a political environment that has sown misinformation and rendered science partisan have added to the difficulting of testing for the disease.
Testing centers are facing an overload of demand, and even if people get a negative test, that doesn't mean they won't carry the virus home to their families.
When the wildfires hit, testing plummeted so officials don’t really know what the current COVID-19 trend is in Oregon.
The state does not recommend that anyone exposed to COVID-19 get tested even though the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed its policy to recommend testing.
Coronavirus testing is commonly an unpleasant, even painful experience in which a health care provider pushes a torturously long swab up your nostril.