Author: Tim Gordon PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — Despite predictions of a mid-month plateau, Oregon continued to see COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations rise through the end of June. On June 3, Oregon’s chief forecaster released his report that forecast the latest COVID ...

Author: Galen Ettlin, KGW Staff OREGON, USA (KGW) — Clinics, pediatricians, pharmacies and hospital systems in Oregon are beginning to vaccinate children under five against COVID-19 following last week’s approval by the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for ...

Author: KGW Staff PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — Children as young as 6 months old could start getting vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as Monday, June 20, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s office announced Sunday. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave emergency ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Jackson County just moved into the CDC’s COVID-19 “High Risk” level. Only two other counties in Oregon are under High: Lane and Douglas. The increased risk level is due to a spike in COVID-19 cases in the ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Biden administration announced Friday that it’s ending a requirement for airplane travelers to test negative for COVID-19 before entering the U.S. White House Assistant Press Secretary Kevin Munoz said that the U.S. would “end COVID-19 testing ...

Author: Anthony Macuk (KGW), Tim Gordon PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — Oregon is getting hammered by another COVID-19 wave, but the latest forecast from Oregon Health and Science University continues to point to a respite after mid-June. The report projects that ...

OREGON, USA – This week, 15 Oregon counties have reached medium risk levels for COVID. That’s triggering the CDC’s indoor masking recommendation in those counties. As you can see on the map above, none of the “medium risk” counties are in ...

PORTLAND, Ore. – One of Oregon’s U.S. Senators tested positive for COVID-19. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) released the following statement Monday morning: “Today, after having a close contact, I took a COVID test that came back positive. I’m experiencing mild ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – The Food and Drug Administration authorized a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. Children in the age group can get a booster shot at least five months after they’ve ...

Author: KGW Staff PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations rising, Multnomah County health officials on Wednesday strongly urged the public to wear masks indoors until the numbers drop again. “This is not a mandate but we are ...

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