OHA to change COVID-19 reporting practices

Effective Monday, April 4, Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is changing how it reports information about COVID-19 to the public. Here are the major changes: OHA will no longer issue a daily media release about case numbers, hospitalizations or deaths. That information will be updated every weekday and published daily on OHA’s social media platforms. It […]

Outdoor mask mandate issued for most public outdoor settings

On Aug. 13, Governor Kate Brown and Oregon Health Authority leaders enacted an indoor masking mandate in response to surging COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. Today, Governor Brown announced a new rule would extend that mask requirement to outside areas. “The Delta variant is spreading fast and wide, throwing our state into a level of crisis […]

Take Your Shot, Oregon scholarship winners announced

Today, Governor Kate Brown announced the five $100,000 scholarship winners of the Take Your Shot, Oregon campaign. Oregonians ages 12 to 17 who had received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine were eligible for the drawing. “I’m incredibly grateful for our scholarship winners, and all the young Oregonians who took their shot to […]