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Groups eligible for a Pfizer booster shot include seniors, people living in long-term care facilities, those with certain underlying medical conditions, and people working in higher risk occupations.
A federal judge gave Oregon State Hospital until Dec. 3 to speed up admissions and increase capacity for patients languishing in jail while awaiting beds.
COVID-19 vaccination rates for 12- to 17-year-olds in Oregon vary by county, with 59.6% vaccinated statewide.
Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum joined 23 other states in their support of the U.S. Department of Justice’s lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the ban.
While mask use should help stifle the spread, experts say with schools resuming in-person learning, the flu may be more prevalent this year.
Paul Terdal is a Portland father of two boys with autism. For the last 12 years he has fought tirelessly to get help for his sons, and for every other Oregonian with autism.
The city attorney’s office advised city staff on Tuesday that the order was legally dubious.
Oregon’s hospitals are full and have been for several weeks. That isn’t going to change any time soon.
Distrust in government initiatives runs so deep that even some primary care providers may be advising eligible patients against getting the shots.