Oregon Capital Chronicle
District attorneys are unhappy with a judge's order to discharge Oregon State Hospital patients within a certain timeline, as are hospitals that treat people for psychiatric conditions.
Color Health will offer telehealth and phone sessions to some Oregonians, including those aged 65 and older and those with compromised immune systems.
Rep. Cedric Hayden, R-Roseburg and a dentist, spearheaded the plan during the February legislative session.
Sixteen million people of working age in the U.S. suffer with long COVID and of those, from 2 to 4 million people were unemployed in June and July, according to a report.
The federal government on Wednesday expanded use of the new bivalent shots beyond people 12 and older.
The money will be used for treatment and prevention of opioid and methamphetamine use, recovery, social services support, including housing, and supplies of the medication naloxone to reverse overdoses.
Administrators say hospitals, clinics and long-term care facilities lack thousands of staff, from primary care physicians and physician assistants to nurses and medical assistants.
Some say they want to leave the issue to state lawmakers instead of taking it up in Congress.
As some states investigate and punish women who seek abortion care, senators including Oregon’s Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley seek protections.