Vaccine Voices: Looking forward to a return to walking club

Avamere at Bethany, an independent living, assisted living and memory care community in Portland, held its first COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Jan. 11, 2021. They shared the vaccine story of David Rohrback, a senior resident, on their blog.   Almost a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, our “shot” out of it brings hope to many […]

From the archive: Long-term care residents and staff receive COVID-19 vaccine

On Dec. 21, 2020, long-term care residents and staff began receiving COVID-19 vaccinations under a statewide rollout plan that prioritizes Oregonians the pandemic disproportionally impacts. Older adults and people with underlying health conditions are more likely to suffer life-threatening health consequences if they contract the virus. Given that the virus is so contagious, the risks […]