Vaccine Voices: Getting vaccinated is an opportunity to ‘be a hero and save your community’

The moment Victoria Leo learned Mercy Flights was sponsoring a drive-through vaccination clinic, she began counting the days until her appointment. On the eve of the big day, she was so excited she couldn’t sleep— And rightly so. Victoria, an author and retired psychotherapist, has an underlying condition that could make a COVID-19 infection especially dangerous.

Personal médico será asignado para apoyar a las instalaciones de atención médica de Oregon que enfrentan un aumento de pacientes con COVID-19

Hoy, la gobernadora Kate Brown anunció que se han finalizado los contratos con las empresas de personal médico Jogan Health Solutions y AMN Healthcare para asignar el personal de atención médica adicional que tanto se necesita en las instalaciones de atención médica que están tratando con el aumento continuo de pacientes con COVID-19. “Estos equipos […]

Medical staff deployed to support Oregon health care facilities facing surge of COVID-19 patients

Today, Governor Kate Brown announced that Oregon had finalized contracts with the medical staffing companies Jogan Health Solutions and AMN Healthcare to deploy much needed health care personnel to health care facilities managing the ongoing surge of COVID-19 patients. “The deployment of crisis response teams should provide some welcome relief to our hospitals, particularly in […]

Vaccine Voices: ‘As a person with a disability, I felt very fortunate’

Daniel Alrick had some pain in his arm after his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine but, he says, it was “no worse than a flu shot.” “As a person with a disability, I felt very fortunate,” he says. “Everything was arranged; the only thing we were responsible for was transportation.” He managed to carpool […]