Oregon will lift mask mandate in early April for health care settings
Health regulators announced Friday that the mask requirement for workers, patients and visitors to health care settings such as hospitals, dentist’s offices, urgent care centers and school nurses offices, will expire April 3.
Multnomah County prepares to open its first behavioral health center
The low-barrier resource center and shelter will serve people in Downtown Portland.
Here’s why the new Nancy Reagan stamp prompted backlash from the LGBTQ+ community
Nancy and Ronald Reagan's legacy on HIV/AIDS and the stamp's unveiling during Pride month have led members of the LGBTQ+ community to criticize the Biden administration and the Postal Service.
Avian flu spreads to wild birds in Oregon’s Willamette Valley
Avian flu has spread to more locations in the Willamette Valley. Two weeks ago, the disease was detected in backyard poultry in Linn County.
Tap water returns to Warm Springs, but with a boil water notice
After several days of water distribution interruption due to an electrical fire at a treatment plant, residents of Warm Springs should be seeing service resuming.
What opioid settlement funds will mean for affected Oregon communities
An estimated 5 Oregonians die every week from an opioid overdose. Two settlements could mean the state will receive millions for opioid treatment and prevention.
Oregon to lift masking rules March 19
The announcement comes as new COVID-19 hospitalizations and cases are plummeting in Oregon.
The coronavirus has changed the way we live, so where do we go from here?
We asked three smart people to weigh in on what we should expect in the next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Shorter quarantines, adjusted flexibility for child care centers under Oregon’s latest pandemic guidance
The state has updated its guidance for child care programs.
COVID update: Oregon reaches 6,000 deaths, cases expected to peak Feb. 6
More than 6,000 Oregonians have died of COVID-19 as of this week. But state health experts say there’s hope on the horizon as case numbers begin to plateau in some areas.