The 70-year-old Multnomah County resident was hospitalized at the Portland Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center, tested positive on March 10, and died four days later.
Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 News
Chair calls on community to come together through mail, calls and internet as county strengthens physical distancing policies
Early school closures best chance to slow COVID-19 virus.
Strict recommendations issued for workplace, schools; testing capacity ramps up
The action is based on the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oregon public health experts, epidemiologists, and health professionals
As testing capacity increases officials expect the number of people who test positive with COVID-19 to rise.
Skilled nursing homes should limit access; older people, those with serious medical conditions should stay home as much as possible and avoid crowds
Health officials are preparing guidance for older adults and other vulnerable people who live in congregate settings.
Community health workers build healthy diverse communities, raise questions and share answers
Groups of community health workers and culturally specific providers prepare for local impacts from the novel coronavirus following news of Oregon’s third diagnosis.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have directed communities to prepare for COVID-19. As your local health officials, here are some steps everyone can take to prepare.
Oregon has no reported cases of Wuhan coronavirus, but worried public ask how to prepare