Lo que debe saber sobre la cobertura de seguro para las vacunas contra el COVID-19, el VRS y la gripe

OHA está al tanto de que a algunas personas se les ha cobrado inesperadamente por las vacunas contra el COVID-19 y la vacuna contra el virus respiratorio sincitial (VRS). Existen algunas razones por las que esto podría suceder y siempre recomendamos consultar con su aseguradora si tiene preguntas. OHA entiende que la visión de las […]

What to know about insurance coverage for COVID-19, RSV and flu vaccines

Updated Oct. 12 – this article was edited to correct details of the Bridge Access Program in the COVID-19 vaccine section. Available in Spanish OHA is aware of some people being unexpectedly charged for COVID-19 and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccines. There are a few reasons why this might happen, and we always recommend checking […]

Ayuda para pagar las primas de su seguro médico

Si está teniendo dificultades para pagar las primas de su seguro médico del Marketplace, usted puede ser elegible para recibir ayuda. Project Access NOW, una organización sin fines de lucro de Portland, está inscribiendo a personas en su Programa de Apoyo para solventar el pago de las primas del seguro médico de personas que ganan […]

Help paying health insurance premiums

Available in Spanish If you are struggling to pay your Marketplace health insurance premiums, you may be eligible for help. The Portland nonprofit Project Access NOW is enrolling people in its Payment Support program, which pays the health insurance premiums for eligible people who earn slightly too much to qualify for Oregon Health Plan (OHP/Medicaid), […]

Oregonians can get 2022 health coverage through Jan. 15, 2022

If you don’t qualify for the Oregon Health Plan and don’t get health insurance through your job, now through Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, is an important time. It’s the only time of year most people can sign up for an individual or family plan to have coverage in 2022. Get started by visiting the Oregon […]

Getting your vaccine: Know before you go

If you have a vaccination appointment coming up, you may be wondering what it will be like and how to prepare for it.  Here’s what you can expect at the appointment:  You, and the person who is vaccinating you, will need to wear a face covering that covers your mouth and nose.    The shot will be given in your shoulder […]

New Safe + Strong videos answer vaccine questions

Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is working to make sure that communities who are significantly impacted by COVID-19 have easy access to vaccine information. OHA’s Safe + Strong campaign has developed several short, animated videos to answer some of the key questions that communities have about vaccination: Are the vaccines safe? Are they free? Do I need insurance?   The videos, called “Vaccine Answers,” include one 60-second video that addresses all the […]

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 […]

Getting your vaccine: What to know before you go

The COVID-19 vaccine supply is limited, but more people are becoming eligible to get immunized. If you are eligible, planning ahead before going to a vaccine clinic will help you be better prepared. Getting vaccinated provides hope, but please be patient as well. Here’s what you should know before scheduling an appointment at a vaccination […]