Tag: Health

Review shows most Oregonians keeping benefits

Renewal data from the OHA shows that, for those who have undergone an eligibility review, 85% of OHP users will retain their current medical plan and benefits following the end of federal funding for COVID-19. 

Marion Co. syphilis cases rising at nearly 4X the national rate

A surge in syphilis cases has caused the Marion County Health and Human Services (MCHHS) to urge residents to get tested.

Across the country, cases rose nearly 59% from 2017-2021, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But MCHHS reports that from 2018-2022, Marion County has seen an increase of 216%, nearly four times the national rate from the previous year’s data.