Health

Upcoming school and public vaccination events

Washington County’s mobile vaccine clinic will hold three school-based vaccination clinics which will include vaccines for students in the newly eligible age bracket of five to 11 years old in western Washington County this week. After waiting for child-sized needles, Washington County began offering the new pediatric-sized Pfizer doses Tuesday,[Read More…]

Upcoming vaccination clinics, COVID-19 numbers, and cases in local schools

File photo: Chas Hundley Washington County’s Mobile Vaccine Team has scheduled several Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination clinics in western Washington County in the coming weeks as the county works to combat the surging Delta variant.  The furthest west portions of Washington County not in the Portland[Read More…]

Upcoming vaccination clinics: Banks, Timber, Forest Grove

File photo: Chas Hundley Washington County’s Mobile Vaccine Team has scheduled several Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination clinics in western Washington County in the coming weeks as the county works to combat the surging Delta variant.  The furthest west portions of Washington County not in the Portland[Read More…]

Washington County taps Marie Boman-Davis to lead public health division

Marie Boman-Davis. Photo courtesy Washington County Public Health Marie Boman-Davis has been promoted to lead Washington County Public Health as the public health division’s manager following the retirement of Tricia Mortell, who led the division for seven years.  Boman-Davis, who earned a Ph.D. in public health with a focus on[Read More…]

Brown issues outdoor mask order for some situations beginning Friday

Face masks. Photo: Chas Hundley Adding to an earlier order to mandate masking in indoor public settings, Oregon Governor Kate Brown issued an order on Tuesday that will mandate outdoor mask wearing in settings where social distancing cannot be maintained starting Friday, August 27.  “The Delta variant is spreading fast and[Read More…]

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