The state does not recommend that anyone exposed to COVID-19 get tested even though the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed its policy to recommend testing.
The number of Oregonians tested for coronavirus during historic wildfires is likely to plummet to levels not seen since this spring, a senior public health adviser said Monday, with the long-term impact of wildfires on the pandemic unclear.
In March, sales in Oregon rose 30% from the previous year to nearly $85 million, and they've been up ever since.
The Oregon Health Authority on Sunday evening said 12 of Murray Highland’s 20 residents were transferred this weekend to other facilities.
Gov. Kate Brown pushed Umatilla County to stay-at-home status after learning of a study by Oregon State University.
If Oregon sees 30 or more coronavirus cases per 100,000 residents over seven days, no public school students will be allowed to reenter classrooms, Gov. Kate Brown said.
A group that advocates for limited governmental powers has filed a lawsuit challenging Gov. Kate Brown’s authority to require Oregonians to wear face coverings in public.
The time lag is rendering contact tracing -- the system of tracking down all known contacts of the infected person to warn them to quarantine or get tested -- much less effective.
Coronavirus infections have spiked since Oregon began reopening its economy on May 15, and new state modeling of infection rates and hospitalizations released Friday predicts the pandemic could spread dramatically by the end of July.