Oregon study finds 1% of population has COVID-19 antibodies
Haley Donwerth | Aug 18, 2020 | Oregon
Building on a previous announcement regarding COVID re-opening, Gov. Jay Inslee joined Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak and Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to announce that their states will be working together on telehealth issues. Joint statement from the states: The coronavirus pandemic has heightened the demand
Governor Kate Brown today announced the appointment of Linda Roman as Health Policy Advisor, effective immediately. In this role, Roman will be a key member of the Governor’s pandemic response team, oversee health-related policy and budget issues, and provide oversight of the Oregon Health Authority, Department of Consumer & Business Services'
Data from the Oregon Health Authority’s weekly testing summary report indicates the first drop in percent positivity for COVID-19 tests since the end of May. OHA reported 38,179 COVID test results for the week of July 19-25. Of that, 4.8% of tests were positive. During the week of
On Friday, July 24, 2020, GSHCS Board of Trustees announced that Brian Sims, MBA, FACHE, has accepted the position as Good Shepherd Health Care System’s (GSHCS) next President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). “We are pleased to welcome Brian and his family to the Hermiston community. After a rigorous recruitment
Oregon’s Joint Ways & Means Subcommittee on Human Services met Thursday to hear testimony on proposed budget cuts ahead of the Second Special Session planned for later this summer. During the meeting, 35 individuals offered feedback on the $180.3 million in human services cuts outlined in the state budget re-balance
[On Thursday], OHA announced the launch of a new program to fund work by Community Based Organizations (CBOs) to help respond to COVID-19 in culturally- and linguistically-responsive ways in communities across the state. OHA will provide 173 CBOs with $9.4 million in CARES Act funds. The CBOs are