Oregon Public Broadcasting
Conspiracy theories about the new coronavirus could be more dangerous in rural Oregon, where rumors waste scant resources and undermine trust in public health efforts.
As of Tuesday morning, there are still three confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, or the COVID-19 virus, in Oregon, according to the Oregon Health Authority (OHA).
Washington state has reported a seventh death from coronavirus.
Clark County Public Health is monitoring 12 people for potential coronavirus.
None of the 12 people have exhibited coronavirus symptoms and therefore have not been tested, but they’re being watched due to recent travel activity.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday it will allow Trump administration Title X rules to move forward.
In June, the 9th Circuit allowed the rules to go into effect during the appeal process.
Efforts to detect early cancers are proving successful at the Oregon Health & Science University's Knight Cancer Institute.
New research suggests they may sit in the body for as long as a decade before becoming life-threatening.
More than 500 Oregon health professionals and organizations are declaring climate change a public health emergency and are calling on the governor and state lawmakers to take action.
New data from the Oregon Health Authority indicates some areas around the state, including areas around the Willamette Valley, are at high risk of exposure to a radioactive gas called radon.