Updates to Get Vaccinated Oregon (GVO) tool improve accessibility

Early on in Oregon’s vaccine distribution efforts, the Oregon Health Authority launched the Get Vaccinated Oregon (GVO) tool to help older adults throughout the state get linked to vaccine information. Since then, the tool has become available in 12 different languages, and acts as a resource for all people in Oregon ages 16 and older […]

Friday Night Lights in The Dalles means music, pizza, raffle prizes and vaccines

Some 240 students and their family members got their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the successful “Friday Night Lights” event at Wahtonka Field in The Dalles on Friday, April 23. The event, put on by North Central Public Health District (NCPHD), was aimed at 16- and 17-year-olds, who became eligible for the […]

Vaccination made easy in Jackson County  

This week, the Jackson County Vaccination Equity Center at the Expo opened in Central Point. Everyone 16 and older is welcome to get the free COVID-19 vaccine there. Designed with convenience in mind, folks have drive-thru or walk-up options and there’s even a mobile clinic for those who need it. An image of a flyer promoting the event is pictured at right. […]

Getting your vaccine: What to know before you go

The COVID-19 vaccine supply is limited, but more people are becoming eligible to get immunized. If you are eligible, planning ahead before going to a vaccine clinic will help you be better prepared. Getting vaccinated provides hope, but please be patient as well. Here’s what you should know before scheduling an appointment at a vaccination […]