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As Oregon moves closer to hitting the 70% first-dose vaccination rate statewide, disparities remain. Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Oregonians have the highest vaccination rate by race and ethnicity, according to data from the Oregon Health Authority. Latinx and Hispanic Oregonians have the lowest. Alyshia Macaysa is the incoming executive director of the Oregon Pacific Islander Coalition. Oralia Mendez is a manager of workforce development and community programs at Oregon State University’s Center for Health Innovation. They join us with details behind some of the state’s vaccination rates.
As Oregon moves closer to hitting the 70% first-dose vaccination rate statewide, disparities remain. Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Oregonians have the highest vaccination rate by race and ethnicity, according to data from the Oregon Health Authority. Latinx and Hispanic Oregonians have the lowest. Alyshia Macaysa is the incoming executive director of the Oregon Pacific Islander Coalition. Oralia Mendez is a manager of workforce development and community programs at Oregon State University’s Center for Health Innovation. They join us with details behind some of the state’s vaccination rates. read more read less

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