Oregon reaches 70% statewide vaccination goal

On July 2, OHA announced that Oregon had officially reached the 70% statewide vaccination goal. “The 70% adult vaccination goal means we have a better chance to sustain a safe reopening,” said OHA Director Patrick Allen. “The safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines continue to drive down new cases, hospitalizations and deaths in our state. Thank […]

Oregon reopens

On June 30, 2021 — nearly a year and a half after the first case of COVID-19 was discovered in Oregon — nearly 70% of Oregon’s residents ages 18 and older have successfully been vaccinated against COVID-19, and most of pandemic-related restrictions are now coming to an end. To commemorate the milestone, Governor Kate Brown’s […]

Governor Brown, OHA leadership discuss reopening

Governor Kate Brown was joined by OHA Director Patrick Allen and State Epidemiologist Dr. Dean Sidelinger to discuss Oregon’s progress towards the statewide vaccination goal and imminent reopening. Here’s what you need to know. Oregon nearing 70% vaccination goal Governor Brown proudly announced that Oregon — after more than 15 months battling the pandemic — […]