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Topic: Vaccines

Opinion: Trust the Science — Get Vaccinated

Zach Spoehr-Labutta, MD, FAAP

05/01/2021

  "There is only one way to end the COVID-19 pandemic: herd immunity. On April 19, Oregon took a major step forward toward that goal when COVID-19 vaccination was opened…

Opinion: Oregon lawmakers must adopt stronger vaccine policies

By OPS Member Dr. Kim Ruscher, Dr. Serena Black and Dr. James McGovern

01/29/2021

"Vaccinations save lives. They spare us from suffering the impacts of disease and the dangers of infectious epidemics. Oregon’s Legislature should adopt Senate Bill 254 to ensure our communities are…

Vaccinations are Successful, Safe Protection

Ryan Hassan, MD

04/18/2019

OPS Member Ryan Hassan, MD, (Clackamas Pediatric Clinic) shares his support for vaccinations in this letter to the editor.

OPS Policy Statement on Vaccinations

OPS

04/18/2019

The Oregon Pediatric Society supports the American Academy of Pediatrics statement that vaccines protect children's health and save lives. They prevent life-threatening diseases, including some forms of cancer. Vaccines have…

Time to remove immunization exemptions

Emily Puterbaugh, MD

03/18/2019

OPS Member Emily Puterbaugh, MD, (Broadway Medical Clinic) shares her take on the recent measles crisis.

In Support of House Bill 3063

Brenna Lewis, MD & John Peoples, MD

03/08/2019

In this letter to the editor, OPS Members Brenna Lewis, MD, (Mosaic Medical) & John Peoples, MD, (Central Oregon Pediatric Associates)  laud Cheri Helt’s sponsorship of House Bill 3063.

Vaccines Save Lives and Keep Children Safe

Alanna Braun, MD

03/01/2019

In her letter to the editor, OPS Member Alanna Braun, MD, (OHSU) explains how as a pediatrician, vaccines are one of the few things she recommends without hesitation.

Vote to Limit Immunization Exceptions is Vote for Children

Shaili Rajput, MD, MPH

02/28/2019

OPS Member Shaili Rajput, MD, MPH, Pediatrician (Kaiser Permanente) writes that House Bill 3063 would protect more children from treatable illness and would rely on well-established science.

What Will it Take to Tighten Vaccine Laws ? A Measles Outbreak Might Help

The Oregonian

02/22/2019

OPS Board Member Art Jaffe, MD, is interviewed in this article about vaccination legislation in Oregon and Washington.

In Opposition to SB 649: Patient Stories about Vaccine-Preventable Infections

Dawn Nolt, MD MPH

02/22/2019

With her knowledge and expertise in infection, outbreaks and public health, as well as her presence on the national stage regarding pediatric infectious diseases, Dr. Dawn Nolt speaks in opposition…

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