The mask mandate will be lifted on March 31st. Find out all the details here.
On Monday, state health officials announced a schedule to lift the mask mandate in the coming weeks, based on current hospitalization trends.
SALEM, Ore. — With COVID case rates declining and hospitalizations leveling off, most of Oregon’s indoor mask requirements are set to be lifted March 31 at the latest, state health officials announced on Monday.
The mandate will be lifted for indoor public spaces and K-12 schools on March 31, but it will remain in place for health care settings, according to state health officer and epidemiologist Dr. Dean Sidelinger.
New studies from OSU show that compounds in hemp can help in the fight against COVID-19. Discover more here.
Hemp compounds identified by Oregon State University research via a chemical screening technique invented at OSU show the ability to prevent the virus that causes COVID-19 from entering human cells.
Findings of the study led by Richard van Breemen, a researcher with Oregon State’s Global Hemp Innovation Center, College of Pharmacy and Linus Pauling Institute, were published today in the Journal of Natural Products.
Hemp, known scientifically as Cannabis sativa, is a source of fiber, food and animal feed, and multiple hemp extracts…
On January 12 & 13, OSU Cascades will host free clinics for vaccinations. Find out more here.
BEND, Ore. – Oregon State University-Cascades will host free clinics for COVID-19 vaccinations, boosters and flu shots Jan. 12 and 13 for the campus and Central Oregon communities.
The clinics are open to OSU-Cascades employees and students, and community members, and will take place in the atrium of Edward J. Ray Hall from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Jan. 12 and 3 to 7 p.m. on Jan. 13.
Free one-hour parking will be available to community members in the campus parking lots.
No health insurance is necessary to receive a COVID-19 vaccination or booster, or flu shot.
Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines…