Health officials urged residents in the 21 counties with high COVID cases and hospitalizations to mask up, warning that the hospital system is again under...
Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas counties are among those the CDC says have high levels of COVID-19.
The slight drop in cases has not coincided with a drop in positivity rates, a key marker of how widespread COVID-19 is in the community.
Thousands of Oregonians continue to get infected with the virus daily, even as the state and nation appear to be moving on..
Among publicly reported tests, the positivity rate has consistently stayed above 10% since May 6, and three counties meet the federal threshold of "high" risk.
Children are generally at lower risk of severe disease or death than adults, but can still have severe illness and can contribute to the spread...
Oregon health officials reported nearly 12,000 new coronavirus cases last week, among the highest reported caseloads since the pandemic began over two years ago.
The state’s warning comes amid rising cases, a predicted bump brought on by the highly infectious omicron BA.2 subvariant and the lifting of mask restrictions.
State officials touted the order as a critical step to identify omicron infections and said they expected to have all test kits in Oregon by...
Oregon appears to be the only state in the country that explicitly prohibits health care organizations from mandating vaccinations for workers.