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August 16, 2021 in Health/Safety

Recommendation on additional vaccine dose for immunocompromised people in Oregon

August 13, 2021 Recommendation on additional vaccine dose for immunocompromised people in Oregon The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control And Prevention (CDC) have recommended an additional…
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August 11, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 8/10

August 10, 2021 School-Based Health Centers and vaccinations School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) are a vital community tool for supporting young people’s health and well-being. Located in schools or on school grounds, these clinics provide medical care, behavioral health…
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August 9, 2021 in Health/Safety

COVID Cases in Jackson & Josephine Co. Highest in State

According to the OHA, the region of Jackson and Josephine counties has the highest rate of hospitalized COVID-19 patients per capita in Oregon, at 27.4 people hospitalized per 100,000 residents.…
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July 8, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 7/7

July 7, 2021 ‘To protect my loved ones’ Scott, a youth worker from the Warm Springs Reservation, says, “There’s hope out there with this vaccination.”  Check out this video where Scott shares his #MyVaccineReason: Preparing to evacuate…
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July 7, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 7/6

July 6, 2021 Reaching out to forestry workers for COVID-19 vaccinations in Jackson County With over 20 reforestation companies in the Medford area, Jackson County worked with local and state partners to…
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July 7, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 7/2

July 2, 2021 Fourth of July safety This weekend will mark the first holiday in over 15 months without COVID-19 restrictions in place. While that’s cause for celebration, there is…
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July 1, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/30

June 30, 2021 Governor Brown joined by Oregon leaders for reopening event Today, Governor Kate Brown was joined by various business, health, community and governmental leaders to commemorate Oregon’s official…
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June 30, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/29

June 29, 2021 Myocarditis and pericarditis: Weighing the risks of these rare side effects You may feel worried about the risk of myocarditis and pericarditis after the mRNA vaccines. Understanding that the risk…
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June 29, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/29

June 28, 2021 Vaccine Voices: ‘One of the few breakthrough cases in Oregon’ Dr. Robert Jackman is a practicing family physician in Medford who was vaccinated in December, but came…
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June 28, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/27

June 27, 2021 Oregon reports 138 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 0 new deaths There are zero new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, leaving the state’s death toll at…
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June 28, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/28

June 26, 2021 Oregon reports 227 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 2 new deaths PORTLAND, Ore. — There are two new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death…
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June 25, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/25

June 25, 2021 Oregon set to open by June 30 if not before Governor Kate Brown announced today that after more than 15 months battling the pandemic, she would sign an executive…
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June 25, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/24

June 24, 2021 Countdown to 70% If you’ve visited Oregon Health Authority’s (OHA) COVID-19 website recently, you might have noticed a new banner draped across the top of each webpage you visit.…
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June 24, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/23

June 23, 2021 Doing it together: longtime history of community partnerships in the gorge Removing barriers and making it as easy as possible to get a vaccination is the goal…
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June 23, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus update 6/22

June 22, 2021 Summer travel plans? Consider the risk As we move firmly into summer, many people in Oregon are planning to travel. After such a long time without feeling…
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June 22, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/21

June 21, 2021 Closer to reopening, Oregon’s vaccinations pass a milestone Today we celebrate a milestone of fewer than 50,000 people in Oregon who need to be vaccinated in order…
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June 21, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/20

June 20, 2021 Oregon reports 200 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 1 new death There is one new COVID-19 related death in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to…
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June 21, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/19

June 19, 2021 Oregon reports 289 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 3 new deaths PORTLAND, Ore. — There are three new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death…
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June 21, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/18

June 18, 2021 Celebrating dad safely this Father’s Day If you have a father-type in your life you may be celebrating this weekend. When making plans it’s important to remember that there are…
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June 21, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/17

June 17, 2021 Vaccine Voices: COVID-19 vaccine is ‘such a need for the world’ Sonya is a 14-year-old freshman in high school who recently got her first dose of COVID-19…
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June 17, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/16

June 16, 2021 Correction: Yesterday we erred when we reported that 50% of Oregonians 18 and older had completed their vaccination series. Half of all Oregonians had completed their COVID-19 vaccination series yesterday, according to…
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June 16, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/15

June 15, 2021 Correction: The article on the Oregon vaccination lottery yesterday was incorrect. Individuals who were vaccinated at Tribal administration sites have been entered into the lottery via the state…
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June 15, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/14

June 14, 2021 Vaccination is the best way to protect yourself from COVID-19 It’s hard to predict how ill you will be if you get COVID-19. Some people may have mild illness, yet still develop long…
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June 14, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/13

June 13, 2021 Corrected: There was an error on the preheader of this newsletter. It has been corrected. Oregon reports 167 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 1 new death…
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June 14, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/11

June 11, 2021 Correction: An incorrect headline was included in yesterday's newsletter and has been corrected. “We are so close to fully reopening our economy” More than 67% of Oregonians 18 years…
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June 11, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/11

June 10, 2021   Correction: There were errors in some of the figures cited in the article, One Community Health: A testament to collaboration, published in yesterday’s newsletter. The article has been updated with the correct information on the…
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June 10, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/9

June 9, 2021 One Community Health: A testament to collaboration This Friday, June 11, One Community Health will be administering Pfizer vaccines in style, offering food and live music to…
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June 9, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/8

June 8, 2021 Vaccine Voices: Grateful for life-saving efforts and public health measures As a long-haul truck driver, Randolph Proksch spends most of the day inside the cab of his truck driving…
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June 8, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/7

June 7, 2021 New dashboard counts the way to reopening Many people in Oregon are looking forward to a time when they can return to doing the things they love.…
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June 7, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/6

June 6, 2021 Oregon reports 258 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 3 new deaths There are three new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to…
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June 7, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/5

June 5, 2021 Oregon reports 330 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 5 new deaths PORTLAND, Ore. — There are five new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death…
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June 7, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/4

June 4, 2021 Governor Brown, OHA leaders provide update on vaccination progress, reopening At a press conference today, Governor Kate Brown announced that Oregon is close to the statewide vaccination goal of 70%. When…
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June 4, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/3

June 3, 2021 Vaccine Voices: ‘Felt that same type of soreness that I would after a really good workout’ Sophia is a 16-year-old who spoke with Oregon Health Authority about…
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June 3, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/2

June 2, 2021 Peer support helps people experiencing homelessness overcome vaccine hesitancy By Julie Showers During Blanchet House of Hospitality’s lunch and dinner hours, you will find Jennifer Coon on…
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June 2, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/1

June 1, 2021 Vaccine Voices: ‘I was most motivated by my love of family’ Sandy Polishuk shared her reasons for getting the COVID-19 vaccine and what vaccination has given to…
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June 2, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/31

May 31, 2021 Oregon reports 220 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 3 new deaths There are three new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to…
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June 2, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/30

May 30, 2021 Oregon reports 257 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 2 new deaths There are two new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to…
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June 2, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/29

May 29, 2021 Oregon reports 376 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 1 new death There is one new COVID-19 related death in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to…
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May 28, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/28

May 28, 2021 With vaccination, people 12 and older can safely return to more summer activities Last summer was difficult for most of us, but COVID-19 uniquely impacted younger people.…
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May 28, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/27

May 27, 2021 Oregon surpasses 200,000 COVID-19 cases The confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 in Oregon have hit the 200,000 mark. Today, Oregon Health Authority reported 433 new confirmed…
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May 27, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/26

May 26, 2021 Correction: Updated to correct an earlier version with a typo in the new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases and deaths article. The sentence should read: Information on today’s COVID-19…
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May 25, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus 5/24

May 24, 2021 When do I need to wear a face covering this week? Oregon has had a lot of changes in the past few weeks. When information is changing rapidly, it may be difficult…
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May 24, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/23

May 23, 2021 Oregon reports 334 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 4 new deaths PORTLAND, Ore. — There are four new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death…
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May 24, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/22

May 22, 2021 Oregon reports 509 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 5 new deaths There are five new COVID-19-related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 2,618,…
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May 24, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/21

May 21, 2021 Governor Brown, OHA Leadership discuss vaccination incentives, progress At a press conference today, Governor Kate Brown and Oregon Health Authority Director Patrick Allen gave an update on Oregon’s vaccination progress and announced incentives to encourage…
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May 21, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/20

May 20, 2021 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…
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May 20, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/19

May 19, 2021 COVID-19 vaccine a game changer for youth When Paul Carson learned that people 12 and older can receive Pfizer’s authorized COVID-19 vaccine, he couldn’t wait to make an appointment for…
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May 19, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/18

May 18, 2021 Oregon adjusts guidelines for wearing masks and physical distancing indoors and outdoors Oregon Health Authority (OHA) today released updated guidance about mask and physical distancing requirements for individuals…
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May 18, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/17

May 17, 2021 Celebrate life events in the safest way this summer Summer is on the way and some of you may be planning to marry, or celebrate an anniversary, graduation, quinceañera, bat mitzvah or other significant event. Celebrating life events in person is something many of us…
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May 18, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/16

May 16, 2021 Oregon reports 507 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 2 new deaths There are two new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to…
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May 18, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/15

May 15, 2021 Oregon reports 751 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 3 new deaths There are three new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to…
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May 18, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/14

May 14, 2021 Fully vaccinated people can do more without wearing a face covering So many of us are longing to do the things we may have taken for granted…
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May 14, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/13

May 13, 2021 Oregon mask guidance updated for fully vaccinated Following new guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Governor Kate Brown announced today that Oregon…
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May 13, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/12

May 12, 2021 Oregon surpasses 2 million vaccinated Oregon reached another milestone in the efforts to vaccinate Oregonians — more than 2 million people have received at least one dose…
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May 12, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/11

May 11, 2021 Vaccine Voices: Oregon House Rep. Ricki Ruiz gets his jab so he can visit his family Representative Ricki Ruiz, 26, is one of Oregon’s youngest legislators. Since 2020, he…
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May 11, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/10

May 10, 2021 Variants and the rise in COVID-19 cases You may be wondering why cases have been on the rise recently, especially as we see an increase in vaccination across the state.…
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May 11, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/9

May 9, 2021 Oregon reports 610 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, two new deaths PORTLAND, Ore. — There are two new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death…
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May 11, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/8

May 8, 2021 Oregon reports 833 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 7 new deaths PORTLAND, Ore. — There are seven new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death…
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May 11, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/7

May 7, 2021 OHA team finds a way to bring testing and vaccines to communities Last fall, Oregon Health Authority (OHA) Testing Program Manager, Kristen Donheffner came up with a plan to…
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May 11, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/6

May 6, 2021 Vaccine Voices: ‘I’m 16 and excited to have a social life again’ Ella Pulscak recently turned 16. Soon afterwards she got her first dose of vaccine at a…
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May 6, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/5

May 5, 2021 TriMet gets on board for staff vaccinations Bus drivers, light rail operators and transit maintenance employees all work shifts that can make it hard to get to vaccine appointments. So TriMet, which provides bus, light rail and…
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May 5, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/4

May 4, 2021 Reaching people where they are Some of our neighbors may find it challenging to get to a COVID-19 vaccine clinic. Folks who live in remote areas. People who can’t…
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May 4, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/3

May 3, 2021 Help build a safer community by getting the COVID-19 vaccine Now that so many folks are choosing to get vaccinated, people are wondering what the benefit is since…
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May 3, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/2

May 2, 2021 Oregon reports 756 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 3 new deaths PORTLAND, Ore. — There are three new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death…
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May 3, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/1

May 1, 2021 Oregon reports 794 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 3 new deaths PORTLAND, Ore. — There are three new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death…
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May 3, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronvirus Update 4/30

April 30, 2021 Teenager with long haul COVID-19 symptoms ‘strongly urges others to get the vaccine’ Mariana Robins, a 15-year-old high school sophomore, who became ill with COVID-19 in September…
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April 30, 2021 in Health/Safety

Two Vaccination Events in Ruch

Applegaters age 16 and older now have two opportunities to get a COVID-19 vaccination without leaving the Applegate. Both options involve the Pfizer vaccine, which requires a second dose. By…
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April 30, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 4/29

April 29, 2021 Friday Night Lights in The Dalles means music, pizza and vaccines Some 240 students and their family members got their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine…
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April 29, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 4/28

April 28, 2021 Nonprofit delivers badly needed hygiene products with love LoveOne describes itself as a love-driven nonprofit serving neighbors in Clackamas County. The organization provides laundry services, showers, hygiene items, food and other…
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April 28, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 4/27

April 27, 2021 Some folks can go to work, get vaccinated Now that everyone 16 and older is eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine, some employers are rolling up their…
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April 27, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 4/26

April 26, 2021 I’m fully vaccinated. Why do I have to continue safety precautions? It’s been a tough year for everyone and so many of us are, frankly, tired. Tired…
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April 26, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 4/25

April 25, 2021 Oregon reports 780 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 1 new death There is one new COVID-19 related death in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to…
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April 26, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 4/24

April 24, 2021 Oregon reports 830 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 8 new deaths There are eight new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to…
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April 26, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 4/23

April 23, 2021 Pause lifted on Johnson & Johnson vaccine; Oregon use pending Western States’ review Today, a federal vaccine safety review panel recommended lifting the pause on the Johnson & Johnson…
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April 23, 2021 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 4/22

April 22, 2021 Getting closer to equity, access and inclusion “This is a lot of firsts,” said Senior Pastor Wendell Robinson of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church before sitting down to get his vaccination in the church’s Family Life Center.    It was the first day of…
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March 1, 2021 in Health/Safety

Jackson County Public Health Issues an Overdose

Jackson County Public Health Issues an Overdose Alert Jackson County Public Health is issuing an Overdose Alert for accidental overdoses from illicit opioids. This alert is being issued based on…
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November 13, 2020 in Health/Safety

Gov. Brown Orders Statewide Two-Week Freeze

Governor Announces Statewide Freeze The Two-Week Freeze measures will be in effect from Nov. 18 through Dec. 2, statewide. These risk reduction measures are critical in limiting the spread of COVID-19,…
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August 21, 2020 in Community Resources, Health/Safety

Jackson County has Been Added to the OHA “Watch List” Due to Rising Case Numbers

Jackson County has been added to the OHA “watch list” due to rising case numbers. From the press release: Counties are placed on the Watch List when COVID-19 is spreading…
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July 22, 2020 in Community Resources, Health/Safety

Comprehensive Resource Guide from OHA

Oregon Employment Department has launched a new online form for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) initial claims and weekly certifications. People who have filed weekly claims via PDF and who have not yet received…
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July 14, 2020 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 7/13: Gov. Brown Imposes New Restrictions as COVID Cases Soar

July 13, 2020 New statewide rules on get-togethers and face coverings Let’s take a frank assessment of COVID-19 in our state: Oregon reported more cases in the past week than…
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July 1, 2020 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus update 6/30: How to Celebrate Safely this Fourth of July

June 30, 2020 Staying safe and reducing your risk over the holiday weekend We know people are tired of being cooped up at home and are eager to get out…
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July 1, 2020 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/29: Gov. Brown Announces Indoor Face Covering Requirement is Extended Statewide

June 29, 2020 Governor Brown announces indoor face covering requirement is extended statewide Governor Kate Brown announced today that Oregonians statewide will be required to wear face coverings in indoor…
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June 11, 2020 in Business/Economic, Health/Safety

Phase II Reopening Guidance Tool

OHA has posted a “Reopening Guidance Tool” that graphically helps explain what types of businesses fit where, both in terms of phases & gathering limits. (You may note that this…
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June 5, 2020 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 6/4: Jackson & Josephine County Entire Phase 2 Reopening

June 4, 2020 What is contact tracing, and why does it matter? Contact tracing is one of our key tools for preventing the spread of COVID-19. Contact tracers call people…
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May 26, 2020 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/25: Increases in Cases in Jackson & Josephine County.

May 25, 2020 Oregon reports 19 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 4 new presumptive cases, 0 new deaths The state’s death toll from COVID-19 is unchanged from yesterday and remains at…
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May 15, 2020 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/14: Jackson & Josephine Co. Approved for Phase 1 Re-opening Today (5/15)!

May 14, 2020 31 counties approved to begin reopening Governor Kate Brown announced the counties that can begin entering Phase I of reopening on May 15 under her framework for…
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May 8, 2020 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/8: Retail Stores to Re-open May 15th, Gov. Unveils Plan for Re-opening

Governor Brown announces new details of plans for reopening Oregon Governor Kate Brown shared new details of her framework for rebuilding a safe and strong Oregon, including new guidance for counties and…
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May 6, 2020 in Community Resources, Health/Safety

HHS, USDA & HRSA Webinar on Rural Healthcare Access

  Rural Health and COVID-19 Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:00pm MDT Join the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and Health Resources and…
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May 6, 2020 in Health/Safety

OHA Coronavirus Update 5/5: Gov. Brown Announces Limited Opening of State Rec. Areas

May 5, 2020 A note from Lillian Shirley, Director of Oregon State Public Health, on the addition of ZIP code data to OHA’s Weekly Report In this week’s Weekly Report, OHA…
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April 13, 2020 in Health/Safety

Justification for Keeping Strict Social Distancing Measures in Place Through May 18

April 11, 2020 Media contact: Oregon COVID-19 Joint Information Center (JIC) staff, 503-373-7872, media.COVID-19@state.or.us Oregon COVID-19 infections projected to remain level into May, stay within current hospital capacity, if Oregonians continue social…
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March 31, 2020 in Health/Safety

OHA Daily Situational Update & KDRV Reporting on Case Count Increase

Staying connected Yesterday we asked for feedback about how we’re doing providing you with the information you need to stay safe and healthy. Thank you to everyone who responded so…
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March 27, 2020 in Community Resources, Health/Safety

CDC Recommendations for Helping Children Cope with Stress

Helping children cope with the stress they may be experiencing Children often react to stressful events differently than adults. How the child in your life reacts will vary by age…
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March 27, 2020 in Health/Safety

OHA Media Release: Oregon Releases Health Care System Action Plan to Fight COVID-19

March 26, 2020 Media contacts: OHA Joint Information Center (JIC) Staff, 971-673-2097, orcovid19.media@dhsoha.state.or.us Oregon releases health care system action plan to fight COVID-19 New projections show social distancing must be maintained to…
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March 27, 2020 in Health/Safety

Oregon Emergency Response at Highest Level- Level 1. Read Situational Status Report Here.

Summary as of: 3/26/2020 at 0930 Current Oregon Public Health Emergency Response Activation Level: Level 1 for COVID-19: The highest level of response reserved for critical emergencies including full AOC/ECC…
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March 26, 2020 in Health/Safety

Oregon Case Count Increases as Testing Capacity Increases; Call for Medical Professional Volunteers

March 25, 2020 Stay home, save lives Today we announced the largest number of new cases of COVID-19 in Oregon to date. As testing becomes more available, we will continue…
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March 25, 2020 in Health/Safety

WIC Eligibility, Guidelines for Those Feeling Symptoms, Oregon Case Count Update

March 24, 2020 You or someone you know might be newly eligible for WIC Has your income changed recently? Many families are experiencing stress and changes in income during the…
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March 23, 2020 in Health/Safety

Gov. Kate Brown Issues “Stay At Home” Executive Order

Stay home, save lives Today Governor Kate Brown released a new executive order that takes additional steps to ensure Oregonians stay home in order to slow the spread of COVID-19…
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