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Oregon Health Authority Director Patrick Allen returns to work after weeks of recovery

Oregon Health Authority Director Pat Allen during a press conference held December 17, 2021. Photo from YouTube

Patrick Allen, the director of the Oregon Health Authority, returned to duty this week after a long absence.

The agency declined to respond to requests for more information. He was working at his home in Sherwood throughout much of the pandemic. It’s not clear whether he is continuing to work from home.

Allen had a “serious” fall on Jan. 23 and was hospitalized, according to a news release from the agency two days . . .

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