New forecast reveals situation would be even worse except for the fact that Oregonians are stepping up measures to reduce transmission.
With breakthrough infections spreading, vaccinated Oregonians can flatten the curve by masking, refraining from indoor gatherings.
Extremely contagious virus variant will severely strain Oregon hospital capacity.
December 21, 2021
Get vaccinated and get boosted if you have not already done so.
COVID-19 vaccination provides a foundation of protection that’s enhanced by breakthrough infection; ‘the key is to get vaccinated.'
OHSU underscores importance of vaccination and vaccine boosters to reduce spread of COVID-19.
Omicron variant could alter trajectory, depending on transmissibility, immune evasion.
Surge is unlikely, but holidays do present a risk of continuing elevated case levels.
Forecast reveals that COVID-19 hospitalizations will remain high well into the new year.
Oregonians tire of measures to limit transmission of virus.