Manteniéndonos Seguros en este fin de semana de Memorial Day

El fin de semana del Memorial Day ya esta aquí y muchos de nosotros nos tomaremos un tiempo para honrar a aquellos que hicieron el mayor sacrificio por nuestro país. Eso podría incluir visitar un jardín conmemorativo o un cementerio durante el receso de tres días. Dado que siguen surgiendo preguntas sobre los niveles de […]

Safety for Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend is nearly here and many of us will take some time to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. That might include visiting a memorial garden or cemetery during the three-day break. With questions continuing to surface about County Risk Levels and how guidance varies for fully vaccinated individuals, […]

Hundreds vaccinated in mobile vaccine unit this week

For Oregonians who live and work in rural areas, getting to a COVID-19 vaccine site may be a challenge. To help make it easier, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) sent a mobile vaccine unit (MVU) – along with eight FEMA vaccination support staff – to the state. The MVU team began its service April 5 […]

More than 1,000 people vaccinated at pilot event in Morrow County

In late March, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and Morrow County Public Health co-hosted a pilot vaccination event in Boardman for agricultural workers. Migrant and seasonal farmworkers became eligible for vaccination in 22 counties on March 22 and across all of Oregon on March 29. “This event helped save lives,” said Jorge Martinez Zapata, OHA’s […]

Counties approved to expand vaccinations

On April 1, OHA announced that 23 Oregon counties have submitted attestation letters, signaling their intention to immediately offer COVID-19 vaccinations to expanded eligibility groups. The newest counties added are: Baker, Clatsop and Gilliam. The 23 counties are: Baker, Benton, Clatsop, Coos, Crook, Deschutes, Douglas, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Jefferson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake, Lane, Lincoln, Malheur, […]

Vaccine Voices: Jose Garcia on overcoming fear

Jose Garcia is the director of New Horizons, a substance abuse treatment program, as well as the chair of the Hispanic Advisory Committee for the City of Hermiston. For 30 years, he’s been doing outreach with the Latino/Latina/Latinx and Cuban communities in Hermiston and Pasco, Wash.  When it came time for him to get his […]

Counties approved to expand vaccinations

On March 22, the Oregon Health Authority began announcing the names of the counties that had submitted attestation letters signaling their intention to immediately offer COVID-19 vaccinations to expanded eligibility groups. 21 counties have submitted such letters to date. The counties are: Baker, Benton, Deschutes, Douglas, Grant, Harney, Jefferson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Malheur, Marion, […]