Image FRITZ LIEDTKE/OREGON HEALTH & SCIENCE UNIVERSITY An Anti-Vaccine Film Targeted to Black Americans Spreads False Information “I was naive, certainly, in assuming that this was actually a documentary, which I would say it is not. I think that it is an advocacy piece for anti-vaxxers,” said medical historian Naomi Rogers. Jun 9, 2021 Image Johnson & Johnson's COVID vaccine. | SHUTTERSTOCK Unused Johnson & Johnson Covid Doses Pile Up as FDA Awaits Shelf Life Study The Biden administration is encouraging Oregon and other states to hold on to hundreds of thousands of soon-to-expire COVID vaccine doses from Johnson & Johnson. Jun 9, 2021 Image Photo by Ryan Manwiller on Unsplash 3 Oregon Counties Move To Lower Risk But Restrictions Tightened In Harney Lane, Coos, and Wasco counties move to lower risk in Oregon’s COVID-19 framework but Harney County slips in its ranking. Jun 8, 2021 Image Rural Clackamas County in Oregon. | SHUTTERSTOCK Medicaid Members Have Among Lowest Vaccination Rates In many Oregon counties, fewer than a quarter of eligible Medicaid members have gotten even a single shot of COVID-19 vaccine. Jun 7, 2021 Premium Image Rural Clackamas County in Oregon. | SHUTTERSTOCK CCOs Face Major Challenge Increasing Vaccination Rates In Umpqua County, for example, only 17% of Oregon Health Plan members are fully vaccinated -- just below the rate in Eastern Oregon. Jun 7, 2021 Premium Image MIKA BAUMEISTER/UNSPLASH Jackson County Joins Chorus of Concerns Over Gov. Kate Brown’s Mask Rules The rural southern Oregon county’s commissioners called new mask regulations “unfair” for local businesses and faith institutions. May 26, 2021 Premium Image Five Oregon Counties, including Multnomah, Advance To Lower Risk Category The improved ranking will lift some public health restrictions as a reward for the counties vaccinating at least 65% of adult residents. May 25, 2021 Image Dr. Cynthia Maree, infectious disease chief at St. Charles Health System, wants to boost the vaccination rates in her hospital system -- and in the community./St. Charles Health System Hospital Systems Face Internal Vaccine Skeptics A Lund Report analysis indicates that at least 85% of hospital providers are vaccinated but only about 75% of all employees have been inoculated against COVID-19. May 24, 2021 Premium Image ALEX MECL ON UNSPLASH A Lot Rides On How Oregonians, Businesses Handle Life After Masking Experts says that if unvaccinated people now stop wearing masks or wearing them as much as they did before that the virus will spread. May 20, 2021 Image Four Portland-area health care systems run the mass vaccination clinic at the Oregon Convention Center./OHSU Brown’s Vaccine Rollout Left More Seniors Hospitalized Than Other States, New Data Show As the vaccination of seniors lagged in Oregon, the state had relatively more cases of severe illness among the elderly than other states. May 19, 2021 Premium First page « First Previous page ‹ Previous … Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Current page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 … Next page Next › Last page Last » Subscribe to vaccine 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.