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COVID-19 Community and Communication Resources


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Vaccine communication resources

Below, you can find a collection of communications and social media resources, organized by the Oregon Health Authority and other state agencies and partners, that contain accurate, reliable messaging on COVID-19 vaccines.

 Resources

Social Cards

Can I get a COVID-19 vaccine? Where do I go?

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COVID-19 Vaccines are safe and effective

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After getting a COVID-19 vaccine you might have side effects

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You will still need to wear a mask and socially distance after getting the vaccine

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After getting a COVID-19 vaccine you might have side effects

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Vaccine Information for Different Eligibility Groups

Vaccine Safety

Tips/ Additional Resources


OHA Media Availability 04.13.21

My vaccine reason: Former state senator

Q and A with vaccinated people and doctors

My vaccine reason: Honorary consul of Guatemala

My vaccine reason: Director of Albina Head Start

My vaccine reason: Ob-gyn Dr. Brooke Kyle

Why mRNA vaccines are safe and effective

How to stay safe until we stop the spread

What to expect after you're vaccinated

Extra precautions for people with disabilities

Videos in Spanish

Información en Español sobre el COVID-19

Preguntas Frecuentes sobre la Vacuna

Marta Guembes Herrera, Cónsul Honoraria de Guatemala


Pláticas de Salud con OHA

Nuestra prioridad es proporcionar información y recursos de salud relevantes sobre el COVID-19 y las vacunas para los habitantes de Oregon. En colaboración con Mano a Mano, cada semana hacemos una grabación con la participación de nuestros Asesores de Salud y Coordinadores de Alcance Regional del Programa de Alcance para Socios Comunitarios en el que abordamos preguntas y respuestas frecuentes de la comunidad sobre el COVID-19.

 For specific groups





Back to school resources




Coronavirus Recommendations for People with Disabilities

Developmental Disabilities

Office of Developmental Disabilities Services (ODDS)

FACT Oregon: www.factoregon.org or 503-786-6082 or 888-988-3228

The Arc of Oregon: www.thearcoregon.org or 503-581-2726

 Information in ASL

Resources from Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHS)

 COVID-19 ASL Resources


Videos from CDC

 CDC COVID-19 ASL Video Series


Videos from Washington State Department of Health

Introduction
#1: What is COVID-19?
#2: How COVID-19 spreads
#3: COVID-19 symptoms
#4: What to do if you are sick
#5: Prevention and treatment for COVID-19
#6: Stigma and COVID-19
#7: What can you do about COVID-19?
#8: What is social or physical distancing?

Note for video #2: OHA recommends that before discontinuing isolation, people be free from fever and cough for at least 72 hours. Negative tests are not required for someone on home isolation. People with confirmed COVID-19 cases will receive specific instructions from their Local Public Health Authority.



Social Cards

Marion

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Wasco

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Umatilla

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Morrow

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Yamhill

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Washington

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Jackson

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Hood River

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Clackamas

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1-minute audio about COVID-19 vaccine eligibility

Washington County
Spanish Mam Mixteco Alto

Short 30 second video about COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, cost and safety





COVID-19 community resources

Below, you can find general information about COVID-19 — organized by both population and topic — that will help you and your loved ones understand how to safely navigate the current pandemic.

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Resources

Medicare

Information from the CDC

Aging & Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) of Oregon

  • For information about government or community resources available to provide support for Oregonians, please visit the ADRC website or call 1-855-ORE-ADRC.

Senior Loneliness Line

The Senior Loneliness Line team of volunteers and staff are specially trained in working with older adults and can provide ongoing support, connect you with resources or just listen. Your information is completely confidential.

 503-200-1633  800-282-7035  Facebook  SeniorLonelinessLine.org

The Senior Loneliness Line can provide:

  • A friendly person to talk to when you need one
  • Someone to listen
  • Emotional support and understanding
  • Resources and referrals
  • Grief support
  • Elder abuse prevention and counseling
  • Suicide intervention

Flyer

English Español / Spanish اللغة العربية / Arabic 简体中文 / Simplified Chinese 繁體中文 / Traditional Chinese Foosun Chuuk / Chuukese Lus Hmoob / Hmong Kajin Majol / Marshallese Русский / Russian Af Soomaali / Somali Tiếng Việt / Vietnamese

Brochure

English Español / Spanish اللغة العربية / Arabic 简体中文 / Simplified Chinese 繁體中文 / Traditional Chinese Foosun Chuuk / Chuukese Lus Hmoob / Hmong Kajin Majol / Marshallese Русский / Russian Af Soomaali/ Somali Tiếng Việt / Vietnamese


What You Need to Know About COVID-19

For Agricultural Workers and Migrant and Seasonal Farm Workers

COVID-19 Testing

Anyone in Oregon who needs a COVID-19 test can access options to get tested for free.

Brief Guide to COVID-19 TestingBreve guía sobre las pruebas de COVID-19

Oregon Quarantine Fund / Fondo de Cuarantena de Oregon

The Quarantine Fund provides financial support of up to $ 1,290 to farmworkers who have been exposed to COVID-19 at work or at home and who quarantine for 3 weeks (21 days). The fund is available regardless of federal immigration status. 

Call 1-888-274-7292 to apply.

Quarantine FundEl Fondo de Cuarantena

Print materials: 2-sided Flyer Spanish/English | Fondo de Cuarantena


Agricultural Workers and KN95 Masks

EnglishEspañol / Spanish

Flu Shots and COVID-19

Getting a flu shot is one simple thing people can do to keep themselves and their loved ones healthy this fall and winter. While getting a flu shot won't protect you from COVID-19, it's a safe and effective way to prevent the flu. The flu vaccine may take up to two weeks to become effective, so getting it earlier in the season is ideal.

OHA Resources

Printable Materials

Physical Distancing
Español / Spanish English

Know the Facts
Español / Spanish English

Protect Yourself and Others
Español / Spanish English

Don't Touch Your Face
Español / Spanish English


Prevention and Education
Prevention (Español)
Myths and Facts (Español)
Prevention (Mam)
Prevention (Mam)

High Speed Hand Washing

These materials were developed by Oregon State University. Visit the OSU Extension website for more information and resources.

English Español / Spanish Bilingual English / Spanish

Federal Resources

Oregon Community Based Organizations serving Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers


Community Partners to Help Farmworkers

Map and Contacts by County 
Once the map loads, click the black "up arrow" tab at the bottom of the map for a table of community partner contacts by county.

Other Resources for Employers

  • COVID-19 and Food Safety. A resource for growers that answers common questions about how to approach hand-washing and sanitation on produce farms.




 By topic

If You are Experiencing a Crisis

If you are in danger, thinking of harming yourself or someone else, or need help right away, you can call 911 or one of the support lines listed below. Someone will be there to listen and support you.

In an emergency, dial 911.


Lines for Life

Lines for Life is a suicide prevention organization with specific resources for youth, military personnel and their families, and those affected by substance abuse problems. Visit www.linesforlife.org or call one of their helplines.

  • Suicide Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255, 1-888-628-9454 for Spanish
  • Alcohol and Drug Helpline: 1-800-923-4357
  • Military Helpline: 1-888-457-4838
  • Youthline: 1-877-968-8491 or text teen2teen to 839863

LGBTQ+

Resources by County: Visit OHA's crisis lines page to find local crisis services in your county.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault: Visit www.ocadsv.org/find-help for resources in Oregon or call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233).

Safe + Strong Helpline and Resources

The Safe + Strong Helpline, in partnership with the Oregon Health Authority, is an emotional support and resource referral line that can assist anyone who is struggling and seeking support. Callers do not need to be in a crisis to contact this line. Help is free and available 24/7. Language interpreters are available.

Safe + Strong Helpline: 1-800-923-HELP (4357)

For web-based resources in 12 different languages, visit the Safe + Strong website.

Safe and strong logo

Behavioral Health Support for Health Care Workers

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) appreciates the efforts of all health care workers throughout the pandemic. In your work to keep people healthy and safe, please remember that your health is important, too.

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Administering Naloxone During COVID-19

Naloxone is a medicine used to reverse the respiratory effects of opioid overdoses. Below are recommendations for safely administering naloxone during the COVID-19 pandemic.

English Español / Spanish اللغة العربية / Arabic 简体中文 / Simplified Chinese 繁體中文 / Traditional Chinese Foosun Chuuk / Chuukese Lus Hmoob / Hmong 한국어 / Korean Kajin Majol / Marshallese Русский / Russian Tiếng Việt / Vietnamese

Resources for Children, Youth, and Young Adults

Oregon Family Support Network: Support, advocacy, and training for families parenting youth with behavioral health challenges. Visit www.ofsn.org or call 503-363-8068.

Reach Out Oregon Parent Warmline: Live 1:1 support for parents. Staffed by family support specialists who have experience parenting youth with significant behavioral health challenges. Visit www.reachoutoregon.org or call 833-732-2467.

Youth ERA: Virtual drop in, support groups, and 1:1 peer support for young people. Visit www.youthera.org or www.facebook.com/YouthERA.   

The Trevor Project: Support of LGBTQ youth ages 13-24. Call the Trevor Lifeline 24/7 at 1-866-488-7386, texting 678-678 or chat online at TheTrevorProject.org/Help.

Mental Health

David Romprey Warmline: Intentional Peer Support service for individuals living with mental illness. Staffed by trained peer support specialists. Visit communitycounselingsolutions.org/warmline or call 800-698-2392.

NAMI Oregon: Information, support, and advocacy for people who experience mental illness. Visit namior.org or reach the helpline at 503-230-8009, 800-343-6264, or namioregon@namior.org.

Hearing Voices Network USA: Online and telephone groups. Support for individuals who live with voices, visions, or other unusual or extreme experiences. Visit www.hearingvoicesusa.org/latest-news/154-new-hvn-usa-online-group or email info@hearingvoicesusa.org.

Mental Health and Addictions Association of Oregon (MHAAO): Peer Support for adults living with mental illness and/or addiction challenges. Online support groups, free 1:1 telephone support. Visit www.mhaoforegon.org or call 503-922-2377.

SAMHSA National Help Line: www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline or call 800-662-HELP (4357).

Substance Use Disorder and Problem Gambling

4th Dimension Recovery Center: Addiction recovery support for adults aged 18-35. Virtual meetings and telephone support available. Visit 4drecovery.org or call 971-703-4623.

Oregon Directory of Substance Use Disorder Services: www.oregon.gov/oha/HSD/AMH/publications/provider-directory.pdf.

Oregon Problem Gambling Resource: www.opgr.org/  or 877-MYLIMIT.

SAMHSA National Help Line: www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline 800-662-HELP (4357).

Veterans Resources

ODVA's Veteran Navigator: A comprehensive hub site for resources for veterans, military service members, and their families

Oregon Military Helpline: Free and confidential crisis intervention and sensitivity to military-specific issues

VA Crisis Line: Connect with caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs

MakeTheConnection.net: Connects veterans, their family members and friends, and other supporters with mental health information, local resources and veterans' own stories of recovery

Online 12-step Groups

Oregon Recovery Network: Online directory for a variety of recovery meetings and peer services. Visit oregonrecoverynetwork.org.

Dual Diagnosis Anonymous: Visit ddainc.org or call 503-421-7565 or 503-449-2079.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Directory of online meetings available at aa-intergroup.org/directory.php.

Narcotics Anonymous: Directory of online and telephone meetings available at virtual-na.org.

Eating Disorders Anonymous: Online meetings at eatingdisordersanonymous.org/online-meetings. Telephone & zoom meetings at eatingdisordersanonymous.org/phone-zoom-meetings.



K-12 Schools

The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) has released Ready Schools, Safe Learners, which is guidance for public and private K-12 schools to develop an operational blueprint for the 2020-21 school year. Returning Oregon students to on-site learning is an enormous responsibility, and that responsibility is shared by schools, districts, and local and state health and education agencies. OHA is a close partner to ODE in developing this guidance, and supporting schools and districts in development of their operational blueprint.

 K-12 School Reopening

Child Care Resources from Early Learning Division

In partnership with OHA, the Early Learning Division (ELD) has created new tools for addressing concerns in child care around COVID-19.





Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act (PREP Act)

PREP Act Overview



 Healthcare Volunteers

Are you a licensed healthcare worker and want to offer your skills to the community during the COVID-19 response? Visit our SERV-OR website and register with the State Managed Volunteer Pool and your local Medical Reserve Corps unit.

 SERV-OR Website  Frequently Asked Questions  Training for Volunteers  How to Request Volunteers



Accessibility: For individuals with disabilities or individuals who speak a language other than English, OHA can provide information in alternate formats such as translations, large print, or braille. Contact the Health Information Center at 1-971-673-2411, 711 TTY or COVID19.LanguageAccess@dhsoha.state.or.us

 Printing requests: You can download materials on this page. OHA does not offer paper versions. Please feel free to print whatever you need.

 Language access: OHA is working to provide original content in languages other than English. Many of the materials in our community resources section are available in multiple languages. OHA is also providing the Google™ Translate option to assist you in reading the OHA website in languages other than English. Google™ Translate cannot translate all types of documents and may not provide an exact translation. Anyone relying on information obtained from Google™ Translate does so at their own risk. OHA does not make any promises, assurances, or guarantees as to the accuracy of the translations provided.

 General questions: COVID.19@dhsoha.state.or.us Because of the large volume of questions, OHA cannot directly reply to emails.

 Website feedback: Health.Webmaster@dhsoha.state.or.us


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