What is a multi-generational household?

If you live in a multi-generational household and you’re at least 16 years old, you are now eligible for a vaccine. When people from three or more generations live together, they are considered a multi-generational household. Here are some examples:  A household where an elder lives with a parent and grandchild.   A person who lives with and cares for someone who is not their own child such […]

Q&A: Multigenerational households and vaccination

People living in multigenerational households will be able to get vaccinated starting no later than April 5. Many of you have questions about who exactly qualifies in this category.  What counts as a multigenerational household?   This is a home where people from three or more generations are living. For example, if you are living in a household that […]

Vaccine Voices: Mary Richardson

Mary Richardson, a retiree from Portland, is a cancer survivor who lives in a multigenerational household and recently received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. She shares her vaccination story: I am a four-time cancer survivor. I had surgery in October and started chemotherapy in January. Knowing I am immunocompromised during a pandemic is beyond scary. […]

Welcome news on vaccine eligibility: What you need to know

Today, we are excited to announce changes to Oregon’s vaccine eligibility schedule based on new information about increased allocation from the federal government. As of now, about 58 percent of Oregonians age 65 and older have been vaccinated. We are on a trajectory to vaccinate more than seven out of 10 by March 29, which […]