New dashboard counts the way to reopening

Many people in Oregon are looking forward to a time when they can return to doing the things they love. Vaccination in Oregon is the safest and most effective path to reopening our state. As of today, 1,939,623 people in Oregon have completed a #COVID19 vaccine series. There are 2,286,813 who have had at least one […]

OHA launches new webpage in American Sign Language

Exciting news! Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has launched an “ASL for D/HOH & DB” Resource Page here.   This page currently provides the latest COVID-19 vaccine news and FAQs in American Sign Language (ASL). We will be adding more content to the page soon, including written materials.   We are learning what this community needs in video form and appreciate your comments and feedback. If you have […]

New dashboard to track Governor’s vaccination goals

When 70% of adults in Oregon receive at least one dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine, most pandemic-related restrictions will be lifted statewide.   To visualize the vaccination trend, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) launched a new dashboard to track statewide and county progress towards Gov. Kate Brown’s vaccination goals.  The new dashboard will display the following:  The statewide percentage of those 16 and older who have […]

Updates to Get Vaccinated Oregon (GVO) tool improve accessibility

Early on in Oregon’s vaccine distribution efforts, the Oregon Health Authority launched the Get Vaccinated Oregon (GVO) tool to help older adults throughout the state get linked to vaccine information. Since then, the tool has become available in 12 different languages, and acts as a resource for all people in Oregon ages 16 and older […]

211 texting is live in English and Spanish

If you’re looking for information about the COVID-19 vaccine, 211 is a great way to get your questions about COVID-19 vaccines answered.   You can text ORVAX to 898211 with your questions in English or Spanish.  Also, if you need to schedule your vaccination and you don’t have access to the internet, you can call 211. They can help you schedule.   This article first appeared in the […]

New Safe + Strong videos answer vaccine questions

Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is working to make sure that communities who are significantly impacted by COVID-19 have easy access to vaccine information. OHA’s Safe + Strong campaign has developed several short, animated videos to answer some of the key questions that communities have about vaccination: Are the vaccines safe? Are they free? Do I need insurance?   The videos, called “Vaccine Answers,” include one 60-second video that addresses all the […]

Vaccination data for counties temporarily unavailable

Vaccination data showing the status of COVID-19 vaccinations at the county level has been temporarily disabled on OHA’s vaccination dashboard. No other data are impacted, and statewide data on race, ethnicity and the age of persons vaccinated are still being updated on the main dashboard showing Oregon’s vaccination trends. OHA is addressing an issue with its geocoding […]

211info begins outreach to Get Vaccinated Oregon landline registrants

Starting as early as March 31, 211info staff will begin reaching out to the nearly 500 individuals who entered a landline phone number as their primary or preferred contact in the Get Vaccinated Oregon (GVO) tool. OHA recently discontinued landline registration in the GVO tool due to concerns from partners about the state creating automated […]

Changes to OHA’s vaccine tools

Beginning March 29, the vaccine information tool (or chatbot) that has been helping people in the tri-county area (Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington) schedule vaccination appointments at the Oregon Convention Center and other locations will be discontinued. Going forward, all vaccination registrations and notifications will be handled through the Get Vaccinated Oregon (GVO) tool, which also can be found […]

Update your information in Get Vaccinated Oregon 

With more people becoming eligible for COVID-19 vaccination on Monday, March 29, the Get Vaccinated Oregon (GVO) tool is now updated with questions about the new eligibility groups. We encourage everyone who has signed up but not yet gotten a vaccine to update their information.   If you’ve signed up for notifications only, please update your information by visiting […]