El OHA publica una declaración sobre la recomendación de dosis de refuerzo

Hoy, los funcionarios de la Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos (FDA) se reunieron con expertos médicos para discutir si recomendar que las personas que previamente han sido vacunadas por completo con la vacuna contra el COVID-19 de Pfizer, reciban una inyección de refuerzo para ayudar a mantener la efectividad de sus vacunas durante tiempo. En […]

OHA releases statement on booster dose recommendation

Today, officials from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) convened medical experts to discuss whether to recommend that people who’ve previously been fully vaccinated with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine should receive a booster shot to help maintain the effectiveness of their vaccinations over time. At today’s hearing, the committee recommended that people age 65 and […]

Los CDC advierten contra el uso de ivermectina para tratar o prevenir COVID-19

El jueves 21 de agosto, los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC) publicaron una advertencia de la Red de Alerta de Salud que advierte que las personas no deben usar ivermectina para tratar o prevenir COVID-19. Aunque la ivermectina está aprobada por la FDA para tratar ciertas infecciones causadas por parásitos, […]

CDC warns against the use of ivermectin to treat or prevent COVID-19

On Thursday, Aug. 21, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a Health Alert Network advisory warning that people should not use Ivermectin to treat or prevent COVID-19. While Ivermectin is FDA-approved to treat certain infections caused by parasites, it has not been proven to prevent or treat COVID-19. You can learn about the […]

Monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID-19 (update)

Getting diagnosed with COVID-19 can be scary. However, in addition to the safe and effective vaccines, we now have more treatments available that can reduce the severity of COVID-19 in those who have become infected. Monoclonal antibody (mAb) treatments have the potential to save lives and relieve the burden on Oregon’s health care system and […]

La FDA aprueba la vacuna Pfizer contra el COVID-19

Hoy, la Administración de Drogas y Alimentos de los Estados Unidos (FDA) otorgó la aprobación total a la vacuna Pfizer-BioNTech mRNA contra el COVID-19, que se comercializará bajo el nombre de “Comirnaty”. Bajo la aprobación de la FDA, Comirnaty estará disponible para todas las personas mayores de 16 años para prevenir la enfermedad por el […]

FDA approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted full approval to the Pfizer-BioNTech mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine, which will be marketed as “Comirnaty.” Under the newly granted FDA approval, Comirnaty will be available to all people ages 16 and older to prevent COVID-19 disease. Under Emergency Use Authorization, the vaccine will continue to be available […]

La FDA, los CDC y los estados occidentales recomiendan una dosis adicional de la vacuna contra el COVID-19 para las personas inmunodeprimidas

La Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos de Estados Unidos (FDA), los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC) y el Grupo de Trabajo de Revisión de Seguridad Científica de los Estados del Oeste han recomendado que se administre una dosis adicional de la vacuna de ARNm contra el COVID-19 a personas que […]

FDA, CDC and Western States recommend additional vaccine dose for immunocompromised individuals

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup have all recommended an additional dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine be administered to people with moderately to severely compromised immune systems. On Aug. 12, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) adjusted the existing […]

Make a plan to vaccinate your student in time for school

If you are preparing to send your child back to the classroom this fall, you may have questions about vaccinating them against COVID-19. It’s OK to have questions. Reliable sources of information include the CDC, the FDA and OHA’s website. For personal questions, your health care provider is your best source for you and your family. They have firsthand knowledge of the vaccine, how it works and what […]