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Story by Andrew Theen | The Oregonian/OregonLive - Story Source
Published on Thursday March 18, 2021 - 11:21 PM

 
Oregon's top health official said Wednesday the state would comply with a federal order and make all residents 16 and older eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine May 1.

Patrick Allen, director of the Oregon Health Authority, made that commitment Wednesday during an interview with Oregon Public Broadcasting's Think Out Loud.

Allen's remarks came six days following President Joe Biden's announcement that all states would have enough vaccine supply to make all residents eligible by May 1, two months earlier than Oregon previously planned.