Allocation is in addition to 15,000 doses earmarked for educators next week
Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 News
Counties say it will likely take months to vaccinate everyone in Governor’s 1A priority population
Health officials estimate the variant could seed spring surge; urge public to double down on precautions
OHA pub. Health Dir. Banks says “we can understand why people in our families have reservations,” vows to fight for racial justice in medical system
Local public health reviewing case, contacts of Multnomah County resident who tested positive for the new strain
The clinic — serving essential workers who aren’t directly employed by the County — is a first for Public Health as it works under state, federal guidance to prioritize a limited supply of vaccines.
Metro-area counties and major health systems announced a new effort to vaccinate all area health care providers and employees eligible for the state’s Phase 1A vaccine, including solo practitioners.
The Health Services Center in downtown Portland cares for patients living with HIV; other safety net clinics plan vaccine clinics in coming days
A dozen Health Department staff received their first vaccination Jan. 5 as the County prepares for large vaccination clinics in the coming days, weeks
Multnomah County Public Health officials say they are cautiously optimistic about a vaccine for COVID-19, but warning that it will not provide an immediate return to normal.
Caterers, B&Bs and benevolent groups can also apply; Application deadline is Tuesday, Dec. 15
While the new metrics are part of a risk-reduction framework, any activity outside your home carries risk of spread of COVID-19.