Oregon Capital Chronicle
The state has failed to keep up with “unprecedented” demand by people seeking health insurance, food aid, case and child care assistance during the pandemic.
A report that relied on death data from Johns Hopkins University in Maryland found the rural Oregon county had the highest COVID death rate on the West Coast.
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.
The bill would require the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to screen all women who’ve served in areas where garbage was burned in pits, so-called burn pits.
The state-operated psychiatric hospital is getting money to hire new nurses and other care staff, but the boost falls short of what officials had requested.
The Oregon Health Authority is looking for 20 teenagers to help spend $1 million in COVID recovery funds.
A new federal law prevents insurers from charging clients extra for out-of-network providers or services in hospitals.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs plans to modernize health care facilities in Oregon and southwest Washington and shorten the time veterans in rural areas spend commuting for services.
Thousands of people in Oregon are interested in using psilocybin as a mental health treatment under the voter-approved program.