What you need to know about 

corona virus

stay safe & healthy hood river!

LOCAL COVID TESTING 9/29-10/1 -

NO REQUIREMENTS TO BE TESTED:

ENGLISH FLYER HERE

SPANISH FLYER HERE

9-24-20 HOOD RIVER COUNTY COVID CASE COUNT:

248 POSITIVE, 241 RELEASED FROM QUARANTINE,

0 DEATHS, 4827 NEGATIVE. WE'VE REMAINED IN THE

TOP 3 MOST TESTED COUNTIES IN THE STATE!

9-10-20: get a flu shot now!

7-15-20 stronger new covid state safety rules:

updated safety guidance from the state

updated face covering regulations

state's updated social gathering guidance

Visit our UPDATE page for the latest Hood River Public Health restrictions during COVID-19.  

What you can do

 Older adults and people with underlying conditions, please:

  • Minimize contact with people.

  • Avoid public gatherings of 10 people or more.

  • Order prescriptions by mail.

  • Wash your hands frequently

  • Don’t touch your face

  • Sanitize frequently touched surfaces.

  Everyone should:

  • Wear face coverings around people you don't live with

  • Maintain 6 foot distancing between you and others you don't live with (social distancing)

  • Wash hands with soap and water frequently

  • Cover your cough

  • Stay at home when you are ill.

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose & mouth with your hands

  • Avoid contact with sick people.

  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or sleeve

  • when coughing or sneezing.

  • Don't visit loved ones in care facilities, call them instead.

      Coronavirus symptoms:

  • Flu-like symptoms (fever, cough, and difficulty breathing)                                                                           may appear in 2 to 14 days after exposure to the virus.

  • If you have severe symptoms, like difficulty breathing, call 911.

  • Illness symptoms range from mild (like a common cold) to                                                                    severe pneumonia requiring hospitalization.

  • Most people will recover without medical attention.

  • If you are ill, call your healthcare provider before you visit their office.

    We ask healthy volunteers to reach out to vulnerable friends and family by phone.

help & Resources for residents

For general information on COVID-19  in Oregon, call 211

If you are having a medical emergency, call 911

One Community Health Behavioral Health Team is here to help you cope with stress,

so that you, the people you care about, and the community can become more resilient during these difficult times. Behavioral Health Consultants are available by phone or video to support

you and your family from 8:00 - 5:30 Monday through Friday. 

Text ‘#talk2020' to-or-call 541-386-6380 to schedule an appointment.

Information for Pregnant & Nursing Mothers

Information from Oregon Health Authority

Hood River County Health Department

North Central Public Health District

Providence Hood River Health Services

Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital

Mid-Columbia Medical Center

Skyline Hospital

Mid Columbia Center For Living

Global response information from the World Health Organization

CDC information and resources on the coronaviris (COVID-19)

HRC Citizen Alert.PNG

For local COVID info and resources, please call

The Next Door at (541) 308-7099 (open Mon-Fri 9-5)

Need help paying rent, due to COVID? 

Travel Questions Q & A 

FISH Food Bank -- Food is available and will be delivered to your car

Meals on Wheels

Columbia Gorge Food Bank

Gorge Grown

Hood River County Food Resources

Department of Health and Human Services

CAT Transit -- Transportation information

The Next Door, Inc.

Hood River County OSU Extension Service

How to Sanitize Your Groceries

Oregon Unemployment Benefits

Child Care Resources

Services for Migrant & Seasonal Farmworkers

In Klickitat, Skamania, Hood River, Wasco Counties

Helping Hands Against Violence

State of Oregon Q&A - business, transportation, recreation, etc.

 

 

This website is for Hood River County residents and businesses to help navigate the COVID-19 emergency, and other disasters.

 

This website is supported by Hood River County Sheriff's Office of Emergency Management, Hood River County

Public Health,  the Cities and Ports of Hood River and Cascade Locks, Hood River County School District and Hood River County Prevention Department, and our vital network of local partner agencies.

Working together, we can prepare for disasters - and help reduce the impacts of emergencies in our community.

To contact us, please email Hood River County Emergency Manager at barbara.ayers@co.hood-river.or.us