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As the country is dealing with a widespread baby formula shortage, Oregon officials are working to prevent price gouging in the state.
Both states are known for liberal legal frameworks protecting the right to abortion, but advocates on both sides point out that laws can change.
With masks off, more people are starting to get COVID-19 again, but public health officials don’t expect a surge of deadly cases.
A new audit said that about half of the people in Multnomah County who need mental health medication reported that they did not get it in a timely fashion or at all.
Portlnd International Airport has decided not to enforce a federal mask mandate in the wake of a federal court ruling in Florida, though the Centers for Disease Control still recommends them during transit.
The federal ruling, possibly the first of its kind nationally, opens the door to a potentially massive liability that could cost Oregon millions of dollars to resolve.
Oregon is the first state in the nation to allow doctors to prescribe lethal drugs to out-of-state residents.
The program will answer calls related to mental health and addiction across Portland from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Tony Klein was hired by Legacy Health in 2018, amid a criminal investigation into sexual assault at Oregon’s only women’s prison.