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OSPIRG Foundation has prepared this guide to help you understand how you can get health coverage if you’re at risk of losing employer sponsored insurance, what special protections have been created for insured consumers in Oregon, what insurance coverage can help you with during the outbreak, and what benefits are available to all Oregonians under emergency measures.

No, all 50 governors shouldn't try to buy ventilators on their own

By | Nathan Proctor
Director, Campaign for the Right to Repair

The federal government must show leadership, and coordinate hospital supplies such as masks and ventilators.

My coronavirus testing story

By | Laura Deehan
Public Health Advocate

How limitations in testing hurt our ability to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, a blog from Laura Deehan, CALPIRG Public Health Advocate.

Make Sure Everyone Who Needs a Test Gets a Test

By | Matt Wellington
Director, Campaigns To Stop The Overuse of Antibiotics & End The Nicotine Trap

Without adequate testing for the novel coronavirus, health professionals are in the dark. We are calling on Adm. Brett Giroir, who is the Assistant Secretary for Health and the federal point person for COVID-19 testing response, to immediately adopt and follow through on a plan to make sure that everyone who needs a test, gets a test. 

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