National Guard asked to help staff Oregon State Hospital
May. 28, 2021 01:34 PM EDT
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Significant staffing shortages at the Oregon State Hospital prompted health officials to call for the National Guard’s assistance at the...
Oregon reaches 200,000 confirmed coronavirus cases
By Sara Cline May. 27, 2021 06:19 PM EDT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon has surpassed 200,000 confirmed coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic, health officials said Thursday. ...
Oregon health officials release updated mask guidance
By Sara Cline May. 18, 2021 05:35 PM EDT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Under updated mask guidelines in Oregon, which were released Tuesday, businesses can now choose whether or not customers will still be...
Oregon health officials decry uneven COVID-19 vaccine supply
Apr. 02, 2021 02:47 PM EDT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s top public health official says the governor needs to “start raising a ruckus” over what he sees as an unfair supply of the...
The Latest: SKorea's daily virus increase tops 500 again
By The Associated Press Apr. 02, 2021 05:54 AM EDT
Brown advances COVID shot timeline by 2 weeks for next group
Mar. 26, 2021 01:24 PM EDT
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Gov. Kate Brown said Friday she will accelerate the state’s vaccine eligibility timeline by two weeks for Oregonians over age 16 with...
Governor accelerates Oregon's vaccine eligibility timeline
By Sara Cline Mar. 19, 2021 02:08 PM EDT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gov. Kate Brown announced Friday she is accelerating Oregon's COVID-19 vaccine eligibility timeline in order for vulnerable populations...
All adult Oregonians eligible for COVID vaccine by May 1
By Sara Cline Mar. 17, 2021 06:52 PM EDT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — All adult residents in Oregon will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine beginning May 1, state health officials confirmed...
Oregon reaches 1 million COVID-19 vaccination mark
Mar. 03, 2021 06:43 PM EST
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — More than 1 million people in Oregon have been vaccinated against COVID-19, officials said on Wednesday. The total...
4 in Oregon test positive for virus after vaccinations
By Sara Cline Feb. 12, 2021 04:54 PM EST
Oregonians 80 and older begin receiving COVID vaccination
By Sara Cline Feb. 08, 2021 06:24 PM EST
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Oregon were quickly booked Monday, as residents who are 80 years and older became...
'Chaotic': Oregon braces as COVID vaccine opens for elderly
By Sara Cline Feb. 05, 2021 02:08 PM EST
Oregon school in remote town closes after virus cases found
By Andrew Selsky And Sara Cline Jan. 29, 2021 04:51 PM EST
Federal money to help Oregon's virus vaccination program
Jan. 19, 2021 11:36 AM EST
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is expecting to receive federal stimulus money this week to help pay for its COVID-19 vaccination program. ...
Oregon governor: Vaccination plans have to be scaled back
By Gillian Flaccus And Sara Cline Jan. 15, 2021 11:49 AM EST
Oregon reaches daily coronavirus vaccine goal
By Sara Cline Jan. 14, 2021 07:42 PM EST
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officials from the Oregon Health Authority announced Thursday that vaccination sites have met the goal of administering a total of 12,000...
Oregon National Guard to support COVID-19 vaccinations
By Andrew Selsky Jan. 08, 2021 03:41 PM EST
Oregon officials present plan to vaccinate more people
By Sara Cline Jan. 05, 2021 07:56 PM EST
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon health officials had a goal of administering 100,000 coronavirus vaccines by the end of 2020, but as of Tuesday had only...
Week of successes in Oregon brings hope during pandemic
By Sara Cline Dec. 22, 2020 06:22 PM EST
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — For most of the year Oregonians have faced challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, but Gov. Kate Brown said Tuesday people...
First COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Oregon
Dec. 14, 2020 12:59 PM EST
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The first shipment of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine has arrived in Oregon. Health care workers and nursing home...