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COVID-19 v​accines are free.

OHP and CWM members do not have to pay a visit fee or make a donation to get a COVID-19 vaccine or booster doses.

Learn more about COVID-19 vaccines in Oregon, including when you can get vaccinated.

You can als​o get your flu vaccine at the same time.

OHP members can get both vaccines at the same visit, or different visits. CWM members must get the vaccines at the same time. 

Visit Vaccines.gov​ to learn where to get COVID-19 and flu vaccines.

Need a ri​de to get a vaccine? Rides are free for OHP members. 

Find the OHP ride services in your area. You can also call your CCO plan.

We are mailing OHP and Medicare Savings Program (MSP) members a letter asking you to make sure your contact information is correct. 
  • Please contact us if you need to update your information.
  • If you have not received a letter by the end of November, it means that we do not have correct contact information for you.

This is make sure you get letters from ODHS and OHA once the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency ends. When this happens, we may need to contact you about renewing your OHP, long-term care services and supports, or SNAP food benefits. 

Learn more about the courtesy notices and how to make sure we can reach you​.

People can apply now for OHP dental benefits. If found eligible, their benefits can start as early as January 1, 2023. 

  • ​Live in Oregon, 
  • Meet income and other criteria,
  • Do not qualify for full OHP benefits, and
  • Are an Oregon Veteran or COFA citizen.

Learn more about this change

OHP covers mpox-related vaccine administration, testing, treatment and related office visits for all members, effective July 26, 2022.

The mpox vaccine is free and its administration is covered by insurance. You will not be asked to provide any information or documentation of immigration status.​

 

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