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Tratamiento con anticuerpos monoclonales para COVID-19

Recibir un diagnóstico de COVID-19 puede ser estresante. Sin embargo, desde que comenzó la pandemia, se dispone de más tratamientos para reducir la gravedad de los síntomas de COVID-19 en quienes se han infectado. Los tratamientos con anticuerpos monoclonales (mAb) son una de esas formas de tratamiento que han sido autorizadas para uso de emergencia […]

Vaccine Conversations: Dr. Shimi Sharief weighs in on the Delta variant

We continue to see questions surfacing online about the Delta variant (B.1.617.2) and its effect on the COVID-19 situation in Oregon. To get some answers to those questions, we sat down with OHA Senior Health Advisor Dr. Shimi Sharief to dive a little deeper into the matter. You can find a recording of the full interview, […]

Monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID-19

Getting diagnosed with COVID-19 can be scary. However, since the pandemic began, more treatments have become available to reduce the severity of COVID-19 in those who have become infected. Monoclonal antibody (mAb) treatments are one such form of treatment that have been authorized for emergency use in the United States. What is a monoclonal antibody? […]

Los líderes del Oregon Health Authority comparten información sobre el aumento de los casos de COVID-19 y las hospitalizaciones

El director del Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Patrick Allen, estuvo acompañado por el Dr. Dean Sidelinger, oficial de salud pública y epidemiólogo estatal, para discutir el aumento reciente de los casos de COVID-19 y hospitalizaciones en Oregon en una conferencia de prensa pública. Esto es lo que necesita saber. Aunque el estado ha abierto de […]

OHA leadership discuss increase in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations

Oregon Health Authority (OHA) Director Patrick Allen was joined by State Public Health Officer and Epidemiologist Dr. Dean Sidelinger to discuss Oregon’s recent increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in a public media briefing. Here’s what you need to know. Despite Oregon’s reopening, pandemic continues Director Allen began Thursday’s briefing with a reminder that — […]

Vaccine Voices: Salem mom says getting COVID-19 was not an option

Mary Hoeft says — in all honesty — she was slightly hesitant about getting the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine because she had heard of side effects such as fever, chills and low energy. Being low on energy is not an option for Hoeft, 42, who is a single mother of a 9-year-old child […]

Historias de Vacuna: José Garcia

José García es el director de New Horizons, un programa de tratamiento para el abuso de sustancias, así como el presidente del Comité Asesor Hispano de la Ciudad de Hermiston. Durante 30 años, ha estado trabajando en hacer alcance a las comunidades latinas y cubanas en Hermiston y Pasco, Washington. Cuando llegó el momento de […]

Accessibility Kits help make vaccination a ‘possible and positive’ experience for all

Oregon Health Authority wants to make vaccination events accessible for everyone. To that end, OHA has developed a set of tools that community partners can use to support communication and access to information for people with disabilities, those who primarily use a language other than English and anyone who could benefit from accommodations at vaccination […]

Beat COVID-19 at a fully accessible vaccination event

NW Disability Support (NWDS), the community-based organization that produced Fighting COVID, has put out a second comic called Beating COVID. Beating COVID features the story of new super heroes: the Super Vaccines! The comic is intended to address the need of having appropriate materials created for children and adults of all ages that can be […]

Con el aumento de casos de COVID-19 en Oregon, es importante tomar precauciones si no está vacunado

Quizás se pregunte por qué están aumentando los casos del COVID-19 en Oregon. Como hemos visto en todo el mundo, los casos causados ​​por la variante Delta se están extendiendo en comunidades no vacunadas. Esto es lo que necesita saber sobre la propagación del COVID-19: La vacunación sigue siendo la forma más segura y eficaz […]