Oregon is running out of masks, gloves and gowns needed to protect health care workers from contracting the coronavirus

Pat Allen, director of the Oregon Health Authority, announces new state restrictions in a news conference in Portland on Thursday, March 12. (Jonathan House/Pamplin Media)

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Health care providers in Oregon are running out of protective masks, surgical gowns and other personal protective equipment that protects them from contracting the coronavirus.

“I am deeply concerned . . .