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 

Update: As of 5/1/2022, the Get Vaccinated Oregon tool no longer sends notifications. It will continue to be a tool to fine COVID-19 vaccines and testing. 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 […]

When searching for a vaccine, be wary of scams

A great way to learn if you’re eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine is by using the Get Vaccinated Oregon tool.  The best way to find the tool is to go to covidvaccine.oregon.gov and click on the “Get Vaccinated Oregon” button, or type getvaccinated.oregon.gov. When the site loads, you may see a # sign at the end of the address. That is […]

‘How to Find a Vaccine’ webpages launch in English and Spanish

On March 18, we launched a new page to help you get vaccinated. The new “How to Find a Vaccine” page – available in English and in Spanish – guides you through the process, identifying:  Who can get a vaccine.  Why to create a Get Vaccinated Oregon account.  Where to find a vaccine, including links to the CDC Vaccine Finder, pharmacy options […]

No internet access to schedule your vaccine? 211 can help

Not everyone is able to use the internet for vaccine scheduling. 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 March 17, 2021 issue of Oregon Coronavirus Update.

Vaccine safety tool available in several languages

V-safe — one of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tools to monitor COVID-19 vaccine safety — is now available in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean and simplified Chinese. Get vaccinated, then participate in personalized health check-ins to let CDC know how you’re feeling and if you have any side effects.   Help keep vaccines safe and register for v-safe after your […]

Did you know that 211 can answer your COVID-19 vaccine questions?

Calling, texting, or emailing 211 is a great option for getting your questions about COVID-19 vaccines answered, but a lot of people have vaccination questions right now, so you might find that you have a long wait on the line. Once the phone is answered you can enter your phone number for a 211 operator […]

OHA publishes new web tool listing vaccine providers

OHA has added a new dashboard tool showing sites verified by the Oregon Immunization Program to receive and administer COVID-19 vaccines. Being displayed on this dashboard does not mean sites have received COVID-19 vaccine doses, are administering COVID-19 vaccines onsite or have COVID-19 vaccines in their inventory. The new dashboard tool shows progress in enrolling […]

Scheduling process for 65 and older updated in Portland metro area

Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and All4Oregon have created a new process for scheduling a first COVID-19 appointment at the Oregon Convention Center (OCC).  Here’s how it works: Eligible older adults who live in Clackamas, Columbia, Multnomah or Washington counties who registered for a vaccine through the Get Vaccinated Oregon (GVO) tool will receive an advance email from OHA […]