Sitios de pruebas gratuitas de COVID-19 en Oregon

Puede obtener una prueba de COVID-19 gratuita en uno de los sitios de pruebas gratuitas que enlistamos a continuación. Si planea viajar o visitar familia, puede hacerse la prueba en uno de estos sitios. No necesita contar con seguro médico para hacerse la prueba. Todas las personas de todas las edades son elegibles.

Por qué los cubrebocas bien ajustados y de varias capas son más efectivos

Y aunque la mejor protección que tenemos contra el COVID-19 es vacunarnos, para mayor protección, debemos usar cubrebocas en espacios cerrados y en entornos exteriores con muchas personas para protegernos a nosotros mismos y a los que nos rodean.

Recomendaciones de OHA reflejan las nuevas reglas de aislamiento de los CDC

A medida que aumentan los casos de la variante Ómicron, una de las formas en que podemos detener la propagación al dar positivo en una prueba del COVID-19 es permanecer en casa y alejarnos de otras personas durante cinco días, así como en caso de tener síntomas o si estuvimos expuestos al COVID-19, y no olvidar el uso de un cubrebocas bien ajustado por cinco días más. Si usted está al día con sus vacunas, no necesita quedarse en casa o faltar al trabajo si ha estado expuesto al virus, pero debe usar un cubrebocas adecuado cuando se encuentre cerca de otras personas durante 10 días.

OHA guidance reflects CDC’s new isolation changes

As Omicron COVID-19 cases increase, one of the ways we slow the spread is to stay home and away from other people for five days when we test positive, have symptoms, or have been exposed to COVID-19, and wear a well-fitting mask for an additional five days. If you are up to date on your vaccines you do not need to stay at home or miss work if you have been exposed, but you must wear a proper mask around others for 10 days.

Why snug, multi-layered masks are more effective

The best protection we have against COVID-19 continues to be vaccines plus booster shots. Early data from South Africa and the United Kingdom indicates a booster shot provides 75% effectiveness against infection with the Omicron variant. But we can’t relax our behavior when it comes to masking. COVID-19 spreads when an infected person breathes out […]

Marking a Milestone

Hard to believe it’s been one year since COVID-19 vaccinations became available to the public, and people in Oregon haven’t been shy about rolling up their sleeves. In that time, 6.5 million shots have been administered here, giving Oregon one of the highest per capita vaccination rates in the country. That’s worth celebrating. It’s also worth noting that it may be time for a booster.

Vaccine Voices: ‘Opportunity to share happiness during these stressful times’

Oregon communities continue to impress, coming together in thoughtful, creative and giving ways to stay connected and healthy. On Dec. 10, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) and the Latino Community Association (LCA) hosted a fun and successful vaccination event at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. Nearly 250 adults and children received free COVID-19 vaccines, boosters and/or […]

New guidance recommends Pfizer or Moderna mRNA vaccines over Johnson & Johnson

The Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup has confirmed its support of the recommendation that people 18 and older receive an mRNA (Pfizer or Moderna) COVID-19 vaccine over Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine, given the greater effectiveness and stronger safety profile of mRNA vaccines.

Governor Brown, OHSU and OHA leadership urge COVID-19 vaccinations, boosters ahead of January Omicron surge

Today, Governor Brown, Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) leadership shared information about the latest projection about the spread of COVID-19 in Oregon due to the new Omicron variant.