As of August 27, 2021: Due to a rise in COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations, everyone in Oregon is required to wear a mask in all indoor public spaces and most outdoor settings.

COVID-19 vaccine

For parents & families

Vaccine Answers for Parents & Families

Children ages 12 and over are now eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine. To date, almost half of kids aged 12-17 in Oregon have safely gotten the COVID-19 vaccine – that’s more than 145,000 kids and teens.

If you’re a parent, it’s normal to have questions about the vaccine for your child. It’s important to get your questions answered and talk to your health care provider when making the choice to get your child vaccinated against COVID-19.

Download these Questions & Answers about the COVID vaccine for teens with Dr. Bukhosi Dube, Oregon Health Authority senior health advisor and co-host of the radio show "Ask a Black Doctor."