Oregon moves up vaccine eligibility for frontline workers, adults with underlying conditions

Members of Group 7 in Phase 1B will be eligible for vaccination April 5, two weeks earlier than initially planned.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Friday announced that the state will accelerate its vaccine timeline for frontline workers and people 16 and older who have underlying health conditions.

The change in eligibility is due to increasing vaccine doses from the federal government and the progress counties and health care providers have made vaccinating seniors, according to a news release from the governor’s office.

On Monday, April 5, all people in Group 7 of Phase 1B will become eligible for vaccines. The

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