Air pollution monitoring to increase for Oregon communities

Monica SamayoaOregon Public Broadcasting PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two of Oregon’s most economically disadvantaged and racially diverse communities — one in Portland and the other on the south coast — are getting a boost in their fight against air pollution.The air-quality challenges facing “environmental justice communities” are being highlighted by[Read More…]

Oregon Health Authority updates COVID-19
vaccination schedule

OHA reported that everyone 6 months and older is recommended to receive an initial primary vaccination series. Some people are recommended to receive additional primary series doses and boosters.Primary series vaccine schedule by age:Pfizer*6 months through 4 years – three doses total; second dose received at least 21 days after[Read More…]

COVID looking forward to the holiday season

COVID-19 reinfections have been one of the largest unknowns during the pandemic. Can you get sick again? If so, when? How serious would a second or third infection be? Does being vaccinated reduce the likelihood of being reinfected? New data compiled by Oregon Health Authority help answer these questions. Let’s[Read More…]