Updated September 14, 2020
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Rogue Community Health is dedicated to the safety and well-being of our staff and patients. We follow all recommendations of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Our clinics are available to assist you with your medical concerns.
On August 13, Governor Brown released updated face mask guidance. This revised guidance provides clarification for employees in private offices, as well as offices open to the public.
Effective Wednesday, July 15, Oregon’s face covering requirement will be expanded to apply to outdoor public spaces when six feet of distance cannot be maintained. In addition, indoor social get-togethers of more than 10 people will be prohibited. Children age 5 and up are required to wear a face covering. People with a disability or medical condition may request accommodation from the business if they cannot wear one.
Face coverings are also required in outdoor public spaces when physical distancing is not possible.
What is Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)?
Coronavirus disease COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China.
What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
- Shortness of breath
- New loss of taste or smell
If you are sick with COVID-19 symptoms, please click on this link and follow the steps.
How can I help protect myself and family?
- People can help protect themselves and/or family from respiratory illness with everyday preventative actions.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. (Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.) Click here to watch video.
Does Rogue Community Health test for COVID-19?
For more information about COVID-19, please visit:
- Center for Disease Control
- Oregon Health Authority
- City of Medford
- Read OHA’s answers to frequently asked questions.
- Ask general questions about Coronavirus by dialing 2-1-1. You can call 7 days a week, from 8 am to 11 pm, for answers to your basic COVID-19 questions, or visit 211info.org.
The CDC has added six new warning signs of COVID-19. The new symptoms are: chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell.
COVID-19 may be causing sudden strokes in adults under 50. Doctors recommend calling for an ambulance if you experience stroke symptoms as the condition could be related.
According to the CDC, face coverings or masks should not be used on young children under 2 years old or anyone who has trouble breathing.
Recent guidelines from the White House on reopening the country include 3 phases, starting with a 14-day period of reduced flu-like illnesses, COVID-19 cases, and hospital overcrowding.
Medical experts suggest that patients in need of prescription medication stock up with at least a 30-day supply on hand during shelter-in-place, or in case of self-isolation.
- State of Oregon: Employment Department
- United Way sets up COVID-19 Fund to help people
- Rent assistance: ACCESS, Rogue Retreat and St. Vincent de Paul.
- ACCESS Food Pantry Network
- Free student lunches during school closure