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 […]

Multnomah County moving to Lower Risk May 27

Governor Kate Brown announced that Multnomah County would be moving to Lower Risk on Thursday, May 27. The announcement comes in light of Multnomah vaccinating 65% of its residents ages 16 and older and submitting a comprehensive vaccination plan that addresses equity gaps. Multnomah’s vaccination progress can be viewed here and a copy of its […]

Governor Brown, OHA Leadership discuss vaccination incentives, progress

On May 21, Governor Kate Brown was joined by Patrick Allen, Director of Oregon Health Authority (OHA), to provide an update on Oregon’s statewide vaccination progress and to announce new incentives for getting vaccinated. Here’s what you need to know. Hospitalizations down, county vaccination progress improving Governor Brown began Friday’s media briefing on a positive […]

La gobernadora Brown y los líderes del OHA comparten el progreso de vacunación y los nuevos inventivos en el estado

El 21 de mayo, Patrick Allen, director del Oregon Health Authority (OHA), se unió a la gobernadora Kate Brown para proporcionar una actualización sobre el progreso de la vacunación en todo el estado de Oregon y para anunciar nuevos incentivos para vacunarse. Esto es lo que necesita saber. Disminución de hospitalizaciones, aumento en el progreso […]

Rural Oregon fire department steps up to provide vaccine so no one gets left behind

The Mist-Birkenfeld Rural Fire Protection District (RFPD) provides fire, emergency, home health and ambulance services to 1,388 people who live in 165 square miles of Columbia and Clatsop counties. For the last few months, they have also been bringing COVID-19 vaccines to people in this rural area, many of whom do not have access to […]

Cinco condados de Oregon se cambian a Riesgo Bajo a partir del 21 de mayo

El 18 de mayo, la gobernadora Kate Brown tuvo un comunicado de prensa donde indicó que cinco condados de Oregon pasarían al nivel de riesgo más bajo a partir del 21 de mayo. Esos cinco condados son: Benton Deschutes Hood River Lincoln Washington Este anuncio se hizo debido a los nuevos criterios que estableció la […]

Five Oregon counties moving to Lower Risk May 21

On May 18, Governor Kate Brown distributed a press release indicating that five Oregon counties would be moving to the Lower Risk level starting May 21. Those five counties are: Benton Deschutes Hood River Lincoln Washington The announcement comes in light of the Governor’s newly established criteria, which allow counties to apply for Lower Risk […]

Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center brings equity and fair access to the COVID-19 vaccine

Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that serves the members of Washington and Yamhill counties through access to high quality, culturally appropriate health care. For more than 46 years Virginia Garcia has offered care to those most vulnerable in their communities.  When COVID-19 began to affect people in Oregon, […]

1 million Oregonians vaccinated so far

Good news: More than 1 million Oregonians have now gotten at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, the Oregon Health Authority announced on March 24. Eligible residents in every county have been vaccinated, as Oregon continues to make steady progress in ensuring all Oregonians who wish to be vaccinated have that opportunity. Here are some […]

Scheduling process for 65 and older updated in Portland metro area

Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and All4Oregon have created a new process for scheduling a first COVID-19 appointment at the Oregon Convention Center (OCC).  Here’s how it works: Eligible older adults who live in Clackamas, Columbia, Multnomah or Washington counties who registered for a vaccine through the Get Vaccinated Oregon (GVO) tool will receive an advance email from OHA […]