BREAKING NEWS Drivers on Franklin Boulevard stuck at a standstill Full Story

Oregon Health Authority halts use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The Oregon Health Authority is asking all of the state’s vaccine providers to immediately stop administering the Johnson and Johnson vaccine.

Posted: Apr 13, 2021 8:22 AM
Updated: Apr 13, 2021 8:37 AM

SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon Health Authority is asking all of the state’s vaccine providers to immediately stop administering the Johnson and Johnson vaccine.

This follows an announcement earlier Tuesday morning from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

The action is being taken as an abundance of caution as they review six cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot in women ages 18-48 after vaccination with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

OHA will be sending out more information about this later Tuesday.

Eugene
Partly Cloudy
67° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 67°
Corvallis
Clear
69° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 69°
Roseburg
Clear
69° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 69°
North Bend
Clear
66° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 66°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner

LATEST FORECAST

Community Events