Oregon State Hospital largely passed recent inspection but violations remain

Oregon State Hospital largely passed its latest federal inspection but fell short of requirements for cleanliness, food storage and safety and following up on patient grievances, inspectors said in a report.  The 39-page December report, which the Capital Chronicle obtained in a records request, was part of a follow-up to[Read More…]

As Oregon State Hospital halts admissions due to coronavirus outbreak, staff shortage poses mounting challenges

Oregon State Hospital (Salem Reporter/file) Coronavirus cases at the Oregon State Hospital are rising quickly, as the number of infected patients doubled in the past week amid an outbreak in an admissions unit. The spike in cases has prompted the hospital to suspend admissions until Dec. 15. Hospital administrators have[Read More…]