As of Jan. 23, according to CDC guidelines, an increase in vaccine volumes is expected. Brown asked for patience not to let anyone call their doctor.
SALEM, Ore. (KTVZ) – Following updated recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Kate Brown government announced late Tuesday that the state of Oregon would expand its COVID-19 vaccination. To cover all people aged 65 years and over.
In addition, the federal government announced it would release the full amount of the reserve vaccine available in the state rather than keeping some of the volumes in storage for a second later.
The Oregon Seniors Vaccination – as well as childcare and early learning providers and educators and staff in kindergarten to second year ̵1; will begin on Saturday, January 23, which is expected. Additional vaccine deliveries will begin to arrive from the federal government.
“Although this is an unexpected change from the central government. But getting more vaccines is welcome news for states and Oregon is ready to devote all the resources needed to increase distribution with our healthcare partners, ”Brown said.
“The Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon National Guard have begun working with hospitals, pharmacies and local public health partners to ensure that older adults and educators in the State of Oregon are working together. Gon has access to the vaccine. We will be making a detailed plan on Friday for the introduction of the vaccine to a number of healthcare providers and vaccination facilities across Oregon.
“If you’re an Oregon native who has recently been eligible for vaccination, I urge you to be patient. Please do not call your doctor’s office or healthcare provider if you have questions about when you can vaccinate. Today’s news arrived without notice from the central government. Oregon healthcare providers are working as quickly as possible to modify vaccination plans in response to sudden changes in national guidelines.
“I am now committed to ensuring that communities disproportionately affected by COVID-19 have access to the vaccine: black people in Oregon, indigenous peoples, Latino tribes. And Latinos, Pacific Islanders and communities of color. Access to educators and individuals 65+ from these communities is of vital importance as we strive to achieve equal vaccination at each stage. Episode of this process “
The Oregon Governor and Health Authority will provide more details about Oregon’s Seniors and Educators distribution plan, as well as how Oregon will reach those populations at risk. Against COVID-19, the most on Friday
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