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Mekke Tucker, Rn, prepares free Pfizer bivalent vaccine boosters for community members in Memorial Union room 212 during the last Beaver Booster Blitz event on Sept. 22. She works for a mobile clinic from Vancouver Washington that is running the Booster Blitz event.

Upcoming November Beaver Booster Blitz Clinic aims to vaccinate Corvallis community

Leah Kahn, News Contributor
November 7, 2022

The October Beaver Booster Clinic is happening Nov. 15-17, noon to 4 p.m. in the Memorial Union room 62. This Clinic is free and open to the public, giving everyone the chance to come in and get a booster...

Chunhuei Chi explains the ethos behind OSU’s covid policy outside the Alumni center on Friday, September 24th 2022. This year OSU has record high enrollment numbers for new students and flu season is just about to begin.

OSU officials, experts weigh COVID-19 policies for fall term

Wes Flow, News Contributor
October 21, 2022

While Oregon State University officials are prepared for a potential surge in on-campus COVID-19 cases this fall, experts remain hopeful that the pandemic may be nearing its end. In a joint statement...

An illustration depicting someone receiving a COVID-19 vaccine booster. Health experts have been recommending that certain members of the population receive a booster to better protect against COVID-19 and its variants.

Corvallis begins rollout of COVID-19 booster for eligible citizens

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
October 19, 2021

In the past year, two shots of the COVID-19 vaccine have initiated a return to pre-pandemic conditions but for some, a third shot is required to maintain a path to normalcy.  According to the Centers...

OMN Writer, Kelsy Valentine, poses in front of the Gill Coliseum with her second dose vaccine reminder card after receiving the first dose just prior on Tuesday, April 16th. Individuals getting the vaccine must wait over two weeks before receiving the second dose.

COVID-19 vaccination process is ‘very quick and easy’

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
April 19, 2021

A wide population of Oregon State University students, staff and faculty are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination and all Oregonians over the age of 16 will be eligible starting April 19. According...

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...

Reser Stadium held a vaccination site for thousands this last week. The process was quick and efficient to safely vaccinate as many as they could. 

Benton County distributes 2050 vaccines with SHS, OSU partnership, hopes for future clinics

Baro Staff
February 2, 2021

Benton County, in a partnership with Samaritan Health Services and Oregon State University, delivered over 2000 vaccines last week at a mass vaccination site and hopes for future clinics.This was the first...

OHA Vaccine Distribution Chart

‘Nearly 2 out of 3 people’ in Phase 1a vaccinated, distribution meeting Gov. Brown’s daily target

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
January 28, 2021

Recent vaccine distributions in Corvallis have been meeting Governor Kate Brown’s daily target of 12,000 doses administered per day, and the process continues to evolve as Good Samaritan Regional Medical...

This illustration represents the general differences in goals (specifically resolutions) we set for ourselves last January (2020), as compared to this January (2021).

Silva: ‘A happy new year?’

Artur Silva, Columnist
January 21, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer.Every new year, people tend to evaluate what they would like...

An Oregon State University student learns how to install the Oregon Exposure Notifications Pilot Program on their phone. The program will use people’s Bluetooth to alert them if another user is potentially exposing them to COVID-19.  

Oregon exposure notifications pilot system expanded to OSU

Tam Tong, News Contributor
January 4, 2021

Students, faculty and staff at Oregon State University can help slow down the spread of COVID-19 by participating in a pilot project of Oregon Exposure Notifications System, a collaboration between OSU...

A photo illustration of what many OSU community members can expect when the COVID-19 vaccine becomes available: a band aid.

OSU forms plan to prepare for COVID-19 vaccine, related concerns

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
January 4, 2021

Following two COVID-19 vaccines—Pfizer and Moderna—being approved by the Food and Drug Administration in December, Oregon State University has begun creating a plan to deal with these vaccines at both...

Meningococcal Vaccines

Meningococcal: a community reponse

Caleb Chandler, News Contributor
November 13, 2017

OSU, Student Health Services raise awareness on disease, stress importance of receiving vaccinationDue to a recent case of meningococcal B at Oregon State University, officials and health services have...

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