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Welcome to the Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI)

The Office of Equity and Inclusion works with diverse communities to eliminate health gaps and promote optimal health in Oregon. By connecting people and programs, we can make substantial, measurable progress in improving the health of all Oregonians.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information for THW and HCI 

For the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic, or until further notice, please submit your Traditional Health Worker (THW) application by email at or mail it as indicated on the application form. Please submit your Health Care Interpreter (HCI) application by email at or by mail as indicated on the application form. We encourage applicants to submit their application packets by email as OHA OEI staff continue to work remotely until further notice.

COVID-19 Extension of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for HCIs

Health Care Interpreters (HCIs) have been granted an extra 12 months to submit their continuing educations unit (CEUs)requirments to OHA. This extension applies to all interpreters who have certifications or qualifications that expire since the beginning of the pandemic on March 1, 2020 until December 31, 2020. This will be reflected on their expiration dates online.

Here is the registry link:


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