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 […]

Governor Brown recommends mask mandate for K–12 schools

Aug. 6, 2021 update: The K–12 face covering rule has been posted here. Earlier this week, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) released a new set of recommendations to encourage all people in Oregon — regardless of vaccination status — to wear a mask in indoor, public places. The recommendation came in response to the Centers […]

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.

La salud reproductiva y la vacuna contra covid

¿Cómo sabemos si las vacunas contra el COVID-19 son seguras para personas embarazadas o que quieren tener hijos? En este Facebook Live en Español Leda Garside, enfermera registrada y Gerente del Programa ¡Salud! Y Enlace Cultural de OHSU contesta a estas y otras preguntas sobre la salud reproductiva y las vacunas contra el COVID-19. También […]

Give it your best shot: NAMI Clackamas offers community vaccination celebration

Hope, health, acceptance and community make up NAMI Clackamas’s vision for everyone impacted by mental health issues. That same vision has led the organization’s efforts since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Originally founded as a fully volunteer-run organization, NAMI Clackamas is now staffed, but still relies on strong volunteer commitment to support and advocate […]

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 […]

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 […]

Aclarando Dudas: La pandemia y la vacuna contra el COVID-19

El 27 de mayo OHA en Español tuvo su Facebook Live mensual sobre el COVID-19 y la pandemia. Nuestros panelistas y expertos en salud, Dra. Eva Gálvez de Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center, Carolina Mona Keene de La Clínica Health Centers y Juan Ramírez de Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic contestaron a las preguntas más […]

Will vaccines protect from the variants? The answer is “yes”

The good news keeps coming on the authorized COVID-19 vaccines. The current data suggests the authorized COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S. offer protection against severe illness and death caused by all variants of COVID-19. On Wednesday, May 12, OHA Senior Health Advisor Melissa Sutton and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) assistant professor of medicine (infectious disease) […]

OHA experts answer your post-vaccination questions

On Wednesday, April 28, our experts answered post-vaccination questions. You can watch a recording of the video below and use the timestamps listed to jump to specific questions:  10:13 – How effective are the vaccines against the variants?  11:01 – What do I do if I lose my vaccination card?  11:38 – Will county-based restrictions be the same for […]