Third vs. booster doses: Live Q&A

We know many Oregonians have questions about COVID-19 third doses and booster doses.
Join us Wednesday, October 6 at 11:30 a.m. for a Facebook Live Q&A to get your questions answered by our experts, Public Health Director Rachael Banks and Senior Health Advisor Dr. Ann Thomas.

Children, schools and COVID-19: OHA and ODE answer your questions

On Wednesday, the Oregon Health Authority Senior Health Advisor Dr. Tom Jeanne and the Oregon Department of Education Director Colt Gill answered questions about COVID-19 in children and reminded us of the protections being taken in Oregon schools to ensure that students can safely continue in-person instruction. As Dr. Jeanne noted, “The Delta variant is an […]

El Aumento de casos de COVID-19 en Oregon y Voces de la Comunidad

Tal vez haya escuchado sobre el gran aumento de casos de COVID-19 en el estado de Oregon y en todo el país. En este Facebook Live tuvimos la oportunidad de platicar con la Doctora Lynn Jacobs del Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center sobre este aumento de casos, la variante Delta y la seguridad y eficacia […]

La gobernadora Brown recomienda un mandato para el uso de cubrebocas en las escuelas K-12

A principios de esta semana, el Oregon Health Authority (OHA) publicó un nuevo conjunto de recomendaciones para alentar a todas las personas en Oregon, independientemente de su estado de vacunación, a usar cubrebocas en lugares públicos interiores. La recomendación se produjo en respuesta a la nueva guía nacional de los Centros para el Control y […]

Q&A on COVID-19 cases in Oregon

With COVID-19 cases rising in Oregon, we’ve received a number of questions and concerns from people in Oregon. Join us Thursday, July 29 at 12:30 p.m. for a Facebook Live Q&A to have your COVID-19 case questions answered by our medical experts directly.  This article first appeared in the July 27, 2021 issue of Oregon Coronavirus Update.

Oregon’s reopening: Questions answered in Facebook Live

Note: On July 27, 2021, in response to a large jump in cases and hospitalizations and new national guidance calling for masking measures to prevent the spread of the highly transmissible Delta variant, the Oregon Health Authority recommended universal mask use in public indoor settings throughout the state to protect Oregonians from COVID-19. You can […]

What does reopening mean for Oregon? Find out in an OHA Q&A session

Following nearly a year and a half of the COVID-19 pandemic, Oregon reopened for business on June 30. Many of you are asking how COVID-19 health and safety restrictions have changed and what you can expect going forward. Join OHA for a Facebook Live at noon on Wednesday, July 14 to have your reopening questions answered by Michael Woods, Oregon OSHA Administrator, and Dr. Dean Sidelinger, State […]

¿Está preparado para casos de emergencias naturales durante la pandemia? Nuestros expertos nos dan información y recursos.

En nuestro Facebook Live en Español más reciente, nos acompañaron el Dr. David Cardona de la Oficina de Manejo de Emergencias de Oregon proporcionando infomación muy importante sobre cómo prepararnos para proteger a nuestras familias y comunidades en casos de emergencias como incendios forestales. Nos acompañó también la Dra. Ruth Zúñiga, psicologa clínica con OHA […]

Wondering where COVID-19 cases are coming from? Experts answer

We’ve heard several questions lately about where COVID-19 cases are coming from, and if they’re a result of breakthrough cases. On Wednesday, June 23, State Epidemiologist and Health Officer Dr. Dean Sidelinger and Sky Lakes Medical Center Chief of Medical Staff Dr. Robert Jackman provided answers.   Here are the timestamps for each question:  7:19 – Are you tracking which vaccine the breakthrough […]