Updated July 7, 2020
What You Need to Know
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.
July 1, 2020, everyone 12 years of age and older is required to wear a mask, face shield or face covering at this location. Individuals can request an
accommodation to enable full and equal access to services, transportation, and facilities open to the public. Children between two (2) and 12 years of
age are strongly encouraged to wear a mask, face shield or face covering.
All of southern Oregon’s counties entered Phase II of the state’s reopening plan on June 5 — allowing movie theaters, bowling alleys, arcades, and pools to reopen with distancing and sanitation requirements.
Gathering sizes have expanded to 50 indoors, 100 outdoors, and 250 with enough space for required distancing.
- Virtual Visit: – Access the health care you need while limiting your excursions from home. Click on this link to discover how to make a Virtual Visit appointment using MyChart. If you do not have a code, please call 541-773-3863.
- Dental services: Our newly remodeled dental clinic is accepting appointments. Please call us at 541-500-0959
- Prospect clinic: Prospect clinic is temporarily closed. The clinic will reopen after the risk of the Coronavirus passes.
- Telephone visits: For all patients who are ill, have upper respiratory symptoms, or meet the screening criteria for COVID-19, telephone visits with a medical provider are available. Please call 541-773-3863 and ask about a telephone medical visit.
- Behavioral Health: Behavioral Health counseling visits are available by phone. Please call 541-500-0977 and ask about being scheduled for a telephone visit.
- School-based health centers are closed to walk-in traffic. Some services are available by phone.
What is Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)?
Coronavirus disease 2019 (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