SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon Health Authority will file permanent rules requiring indoor masking in K-12 schools and vaccines for school employees. The OHA said the permanent rules replace the temporary rules which were set to expire Friday. “State health ...

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Health Authority proposed a plan to make indoor masking rules permanent. The proposed change comes as the temporary indoor masking mandate is set to expire in February. State Representatives Kim Wallan and Pam Marsh both ...

SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon Health Authority’s COVID-19 latest weekly report showed a record-smashing number of daily cases, surging hospitalizations, and a sharp rise in death with extremely high levels of positive COVID-19 tests. The OHA said during the week ...

SALEM, Ore. – To maintain in-person instruction at schools, the Oregon Health Authority and Oregon Department of Education are issuing a special “School Health Advisory” this month. The state already has a plan in place to keep kids in school ...

PORTLAND, Ore.— Oregon’s first three cases of Omicron-variant COVID-19 have been confirmed in Washington and Multnomah counties. Oregon Health & Science University Laboratory conducted the sequencing that detected the variant on Dec. 13. The samples the laboratory tested were from: ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — For the first time, parents now have the option of vaccinating their children against COVID-19 at the Jackson County Expo Vaccination Site. The vaccines are available for children aged 5 to 11-years-old. “There are about 28 million ...

OREGON- The Oregon Health Authority is developing a digital vaccine verification tool to provide the people of Oregon an electronic way to share their vaccination status with businesses that ask for proof of verification. The state says it’s entirely voluntary, ...

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Health Authority is developing a voluntary digital vaccine verification tool. The tool would provide Oregonians with an electronic way to share their vaccination status with businesses requiring verification. An OHA Public Information Officer tells NBC5 ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. —Jackson County, leading the state once again Friday with new Covid cases, we had 141. The next closest county in Oregon had 94. This comes as we look at new data, showing how much more likely you ...

  SALEM, Ore.- Health care personnel will be required to get weekly COVID-19 testing if they are unvaccinated starting at the end of next month. Governor Kate Brown announced Wednesday that people working in health care settings will be required ...