Oregón pausará la cuarentena el 12 de marzo a medida que los casos y las hospitalizaciones disminuyeron

A partir del 12 de marzo de 2022, el rastreo de contactos y la cuarentena se pausarán para la población general en Oregón, incluso en K-12 y centros de cuidado infantil. Estas medidas se seguirán recomendando en centros de alto riesgo, incluida la atención médica, las cárceles y prisiones y los refugios. Por primera vez […]

OHA y ODE anuncian nueva fase de contención de la pandemia

El día de ayer, en rueda de prensa, el oficial de salud y epidemiólogo estatal del Oregon Health Authority, Dean Sidelinger, así como Colt Gill, director del Departamento de Educación de Oregon (ODE, por sus siglas en inglés), dieron algunos detalles sobre la nueva fase del plan de contención de la pandemia de COVID-19 en […]

Oregon to pause quarantining March 12 as cases and hospitalizations drop

Starting March 12, 2022, contact tracing and quarantine will be paused for the general population in Oregon, including in K-12 and childcare settings. These measures will still be recommended in high-risk settings, including health care settings, jails and prisons, and shelters. “Given how quickly transmission occurs and the number of people who have no — […]

Test positive? New website and hotline offer guidance

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has launched a new website that includes what to do if you test positive, if you have been exposed, and how to seek resources if you’re isolating at home and need support.  The website also includes a voluntary survey for people who’ve tested positive to help OHA and the larger community understand how and where the virus is spreading.

OHA guidance reflects CDC’s new isolation changes

As Omicron COVID-19 cases increase, one of the ways we slow the spread is to stay home and away from other people for five days when we test positive, have symptoms, or have been exposed to COVID-19, and wear a well-fitting mask for an additional five days. If you are up to date on your vaccines you do not need to stay at home or miss work if you have been exposed, but you must wear a proper mask around others for 10 days.

Updated quarantine guidelines for fully immunized people

You may wonder whether you still need to quarantine when you have been exposed to COVID-19 if you have received your vaccination. In January, OHA updated its COVID-19 Investigative Guidelines to address this question.  If you have been fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine and it’s been at least 14 days since your final dose, you are no longer required to quarantine if you have had […]