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The mandate starts on Monday. It will not affect the UO’s Prefontaine Classic currently taking place at Hayward Field.
The hospital has four intensive care units, and they're all full. With more COVID19 patients on the way, managers are gearing up for "crisis standards of care" to stretch staff and set up new beds.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced the deployment of up to 1,500 National Guard members who will assist at 20 hospitals around the state.
The county executive order will take effect on Friday and will apply to everyone, whether they're vaccinated or not; violators could face a $1,000 fine.
Few breakthrough cases led to death, and the unvaccinated are six times more likely to catch COVID-19.
Younger people are getting sicker, faster, as doctors and nurses watch.
Local leaders have opted to recommend rather than mandate masks in indoor spaces, because they think more people will comply with guidance rather than edicts.
A new report cites clinical trials that suggest psilocybin can help reduce depression and anxiety, as well as recovery from alcohol and tobacco abuse.
Districts decry the loss of “local control” in health and safety decisions following the governor's order that schools require masks inside this fall.