Coronavirus, Government, OREGON

Oregon’s risk framework to end when 70% of those 16 and up get first dose

Face masks. Photo: Chas Hundley

The end of Oregon’s county risk level framework is in sight, if 70% of Oregonians age 16 and up receive their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, Governor Kate Brown announced Tuesday, May 11.

The governor also announced that counties that reach a 65% first-dose vaccine threshold for the same age group and submit a plan to the state “close equity gaps in vaccination,” will be able to apply to move to the Lower Risk level beginning on May 21 on a weekly basis . . .

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