For some, COVID is not over

While authorities may have declared the pandemic over, many issues still linger for portions of the community, according to a September 2023 study released by the OHA. 

16 or older? Roll up those sleeves

All Oregonians age 16 and older are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines. Vaccinations are the strongest weapon in the arsenal as the country and the world work to bring an end to the COVID-19 pandemic and protect those who are most vulnerable to serious illness in the community.  Many[Read More…]

Vaccine available to those 16 and older

The chance to snag a COVID-19 shot increased as state and federal officials opened the gates for anyone 16 and older to get vaccinated. In Oregon, that comes as there is a worrisome trend in some areas of the state that COVIDis spreading again. Health officials are really urging people[Read More…]

Governor sets May 1 as open vaccination target

In a press briefing with the Oregon Health Authority, Governor Kate Brown today announced Oregon’s accelerated vaccination prioritization timelines. The Governor was joined by Patrick Allen, Oregon Health Authority (OHA) Director; Dr. Dean Sidelinger, State Epidemiologist; and Holden Leung, Chief Executive Officer of the Asian Health & Service Center. “As[Read More…]

Where you can dine in around Keizer

As Marion County drops from extreme risk to high risk of COVID-19 spread, restaurants are now allowed to open for dine-in seating at 25% capacity. Here is a list of some of the restaurants in Keizer that have renewed dine-in service. (Takeout is still the recommended method despite the changes.)[Read More…]

Marion County moves to ‘high’ pandemic risk

Marion County will move from extreme risk to high risk for spreading the COVID-19 pandemic Friday, Feb. 26.  “For the second time in a row, we are seeing great progress in stopping the spread of COVID-19 across Oregon and saving lives,” said Gov. Kate Brown. “Oregonians continue to step up[Read More…]