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5 Things Texas: Primaries, Samoa, Topical Agenda

| Dec 5, 2019 | Texas

Tomorrow, our "Early Bird" rates expire for our upcoming 2020 Texas State of Reform Health Policy Conference on Feb. 4th. Prices will go up over the weekend. So, if you already know you want to join about 400 of your closest friends in Texas health care in Austin, we'd love to...[ Read More ]

Samoan Government scrambles to combat a growing measles outbreak

Michael Goldberg | Dec 4, 2019 | Federal

This afternoon, the Government of Samoa launched what it calls a “Door to Door Mass Vaccination Campaign” to contain a deadly measles epidemic ravaging the island. The effort comes amid an unprecedented national quarantine in which travel will be restricted and curfews will be enforced.   Households needing vaccination have been...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Rep. Paul Harris discusses receiving death threats over his vaccine bill

Emily Boerger | Sep 18, 2019 | Washington

Representative Paul Harris represents Washington’s 17th Legislative District in eastern Vancouver and parts of southwest Clark County. He serves as the Caucus Chair of the House Republicans and is a member of the House Health Care & Wellness, Education, and Rules Committees. During the 2019 Legislative Session, Harris sponsored a...[ Read More ]

Oregon vaccination bills move forward

Emily Boerger | May 10, 2019 | Oregon

Two vaccination-related bills moved forward in the Oregon Legislature this week. One bill, HB 3063, is one of the most controversial and contentious bills of the session. The other bill, HB 2220, has received near-unanimous support on its path through both chambers. HB 3063 would remove personal, philosophical, and religious...[ Read More ]

Inslee declares local public health emergency after identifying outbreak of measles

| Jan 25, 2019 | Washington

Gov. Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency today in all counties in response to more than two dozen confirmed cases of measles in our state. “Measles is a highly contagious infectious disease that can be fatal in small children,” Inslee stated in his proclamation. “The existence of 26 confirmed cases...[ Read More ]

Possible measles outbreak highlights risks of vaccination exemptions

Marjie High | Aug 22, 2018 | Oregon

On Tuesday August 21st, the OHA confirmed the second case of measles in the Portland area. This case apparently sprung from a case confirmed August 10, 2018, in a person who had traveled downtown on the MAX and in the Beaverton area July 30th to August 2nd potentially exposing many Portlanders to...[ Read More ]