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COVID-19 update

Over the past 18 months, we have made some significant advancements in managing the COVID-19 pandemic.

More than 170 million Americans, including a majority of Oregonians. have been fully vaccinated,

But as the Delta variant continues to spread across the nation, it is clear that our fight is not over.

Here in Oregon, our hospitals and staffing capacity have been pushed close to their limit. I have requested that FEMA send assistance to our state to address the latest coronavirus surge.

In the meantime, there are preventive steps you can take to minimize your risk of an infection:

It's also important to remember that every area is experiencing Coronavirus differently. Please be sure to follow your county's recommendations:

CLATSOP

COLUMBIA

MULTNOMAH

WASHINGTON

YAMHILL

If you'd like up-to-date statewide information, please visit the Oregon Health Authority website.

I'm continuing to advocate for our children and families and for the resources they need during the pandemic. I will share an update about those efforts soon.

Take care,

Suzanne Bonamici

Posted on September 9, 2021.

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Meet Suzanne

Suzanne knows what it’s like to struggle to make ends meet. She worked her way through community college, university, and law school. She started her career at Legal Aid and worked as a consumer rights attorney. Throughout her career she’s been a leading advocate for public education, protecting the environment, and civil rights. She’s fighting for a better future for all Oregonians.

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