As Governor Brown starts slowly lifting restrictions on activities and businesses, it’s important to remember that health and hygiene advice that slows the spread of COVID-19 still applies. Actions such as frequent handwashing, staying six feet apart, and wearing face coverings will continue to be a part of our daily lives. Share the social graphic below to help remind the important people in your life how to stay safe as we continue to navigate the next steps of the COVID-19 response together.
OHA to host webinars to support behavioral health in Oregon
The Oregon Health Authority’s Behavioral Health Office of Consumer Activities is hosting webinars for behavioral health consumers and their families every Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. This is a chance to hear updates from OHA about COVID-19 and behavioral health and ask any questions. Upcoming topics include “Telehealth Tips and How To’s” on May 12 and an update from the Child and Family Behavioral Health team May 19. Registration is required and limited to 1,000 participants. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Please register here to attend.
Staying safe as Oregon Reopens
Western States Pact Urges Federal Support for States and Cities Responding to COVID-19 Pandemic
In a letter to Congressional leadership today, governors and legislative leaders from five Western states requested $1 trillion in direct and flexible relief to states and local governments in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic in order to avoid deep cuts to services like public health, public safety, public education and help people get back to work.
Oregon reports 51 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 7 new presumptive cases, 3 new deaths
COVID-19 has claimed three more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 130, the Oregon Health Authority reported Monday May 11th. OHA reported 51 new confirmed cases and 7 new presumptive cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 3,286. The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported are in the following counties: Benton (2), Clackamas (2), Clatsop (4), Klamath (1), Linn (1), Marion (17), Multnomah (14), Polk (3), Washington (14).
To see more case and county level data, please visit the Oregon Health Authority website, which OHA updates once a day: www.healthoregon.org/coronavirus.