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Senate Bill 780 would protect hospitals and others from being sued for “acts or omissions” made because of emergency rules set by the government.
May 10, 2021
A bill introduced in the Oregon House would delay many facets of the Oregon Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance program by a year.
May 5, 2021
The university will require all in-person students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated starting this fall unless they have an approved exemption.
May 5, 2021
The latest positive case of COVID-19 means the House will delay voting on bills until April 26, according to House Speaker Tina Kotek, D-Portland.
Apr 21, 2021
In Multnomah County, homeless service providers are helping health officials identify and address barriers to vaccine access.
Apr 5, 2021
Oregon State University researchers have found the British variant, B.1.1.7, which is about 50% more contagious and likely more deadly, in Grants Pass an McMinnville.
Apr 1, 2021
The Portland metro area is not included — but counties across much of the state can start vaccinating “Group 7” right away.
Mar 31, 2021
The low case counts in Oregon and Washington are laudable, but they create an unusual position: The states may have a more difficult time achieving herd immunity to COVID-19.
Mar 22, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls for vaccinating essential workers ahead of people 64 to 74 but Gov. Kate Brown is making grocery and other workers wait eight more weeks.
Mar 8, 2021