Oregon Public Broadcasting
With case counts expected to rise, the state will retain its mandatory mask rules for health care settings at least through the respiratory virus season despite federal changes.
New research from the Portland VA Health Care System and Oregon Health & Science University found that social media outreach can help friends and family of veterans enroll in that training.
As Measure 110 expands treatment options, they told state lawmakers it has reduced pressures on drug users to look for help.
Problems were largely overcome when the Oregon Health Authority began working with community organizations to improve access.
Anyone is eligible for the vaccine if they know someone who has had monkeypox and has had, or anticipates having, direct, skin-to-skin contact with at least one other person.
Grants for projects in the southwest Washington county halted during the pandemic, but the fund continued to grow.
With too many patients and too few colleagues, nurses say they are overwhelmed and more prone to mistakes.
Tera Hurst, of the Oregon Health Justice Recovery Alliance, said thousands more people are already getting help and that “transformational change” takes time.
Data from the Oregon Health Authority appears to show emerging racial and ethnic disparities in monkeypox cases.