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The latest modeling from Oregon Health & Science University projected that hospitalizations would peak the weekend of Feb. 5-6 before declining.
The omicron variant is less severe, but Oregon’s health system is as fragile as ever.
As county health officials lean on the public to maintain efforts, priorities are forming for the ‘post-omicron era.’
In two more hearings Monday, state officials heard criticism of a ‘permanent rule’ that they promise will be rescinded when pandemic conditions improve.
A cross-section of Oregonians discussed what COVID-19 meant for them and their lives.
A look at what is known so far.
The Oregon Department of Education and Oregon Health Authority say schools should stop extracurricular activities or ensure use of masks, testing and other mitigating measures.
The increase is due in part to the elimination of the upper income limit to qualify for financial assistance, says an Oregon health insurance marketplace spokesperson.
Monitoring by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality showed elevated levels of chemicals harmful to human health during the wildfires of 2020.