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Debra, a health corps volunteer, can be seen preparing to give vaccines at the Albany Fairground Emergency facility. Due to decrease in demand for vaccines, Benton County has transitioned to express vaccination clinics.

New express COVID-19 vaccination clinics to provide more opportunities

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
July 6, 2021

As the rate of COVID-19 vaccinations per day continues to decrease, Oregon is now distributing COVID-19 vaccines through express vaccination clinics in order to reach a wider variety of Oregon locations.Mass...

Samaritan Health Services now offers the ability for patients to select which COVID-19 vaccine they receive when signing up through their website. Samaritan Health Services currently offers the Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines to patients.

Samaritan Health website offers vaccine choices

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
June 1, 2021

Samaritan Health Services has started offering the ability for residents above 18 to choose which COVID-19 vaccine they want to receive when they schedule their vaccine appointments on their website.When...

This illustration shows a healthcare professional vaccinating someone with the second Covid-19 vaccine, while simultaneously removing their mask. This represents the new CDC statement that fully vaccinated people can gather without masks. 

CDC announcement says vaccinated people may gather with other unmasked vaccinated residents

Jeremiah Estrada, News Contributor
April 21, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a statement saying that vaccinated people are allowed to gather with one other without wearing a mask, yet it is still important to follow other...

Corvallis residents awaiting and receiving COVID-19 vaccinations inside of Reser Stadium. On February 17th, FEMA announced that Benton County would receive $3.1 million in federal funding to support COVID-19 vaccination centers.

Funding from FEMA will support mass vaccination clinics

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
March 9, 2021

After being awarded $3.1 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Benton County will use this money to support mass vaccination clinics for COVID-19, but vaccination rates are not expected...

Phase 1B vaccinations start to take place. Those involved at the Prestige Senior Living West Hills are getting their vaccine.  

Benton County Phase 1b rollout going ‘very well’ though limited; faces ‘scarce’ vaccine supply

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
February 8, 2021

Phase 1b vaccination administrations are going smoothly, with Group 2 of the phase eligible to receive the vaccine starting Monday, Feb. 8, according to Benton County and Oregon Health Authority.Group...

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