The Fire District’s information about and approach to the Coronavirus.

For up-to-date information, please visit the CDC, Oregon State Health or Multnomah County Health web sites below.

Center for Disease Control (CDC) Covid-19 Page

Oregon Health Authority FAQ page

Multnomah County Health

The current risk to Oregonians has increased

● This is an evolving situation and is being monitored closely.

● Travelers visiting affected locations internationally may be at elevated risk of exposure.

Our region is responding for COVID-19

● Federal, state and local officials are working to detect cases of this virus.

● Any residents who develop symptoms of the flu are asked to stay home during the incubation period (14 days).

● Health officials have plans in place to protect the public.

● Testing is reserved for the most severely ill (unless you are contacted directly by Public


● We know from other countries that the majority of people recover from this virus.

Keep healthy

The same things that protect against cold and flu germs, also prevent COVID-19:

● Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.

● Cover your cough and sneeze into a tissue.

● Stay home if you’re sick.

● Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

● Keep your immune system strong by eating a healthy diet, getting enough sleep and regular

exercise, and by taking care of underlying health conditions.

● Don’t touch your face, especially your eyes, nose, and mouth unless you have washed your


● Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects like doorknobs and surfaces like countertops.

Use cleaning products as directed.

● If you think you may have been exposed, please stay home at the first sign of a cough or fever and take care of yourself. Remain at home until at least 24 hours after your symptoms have ended.

● If your illness becomes severe or you have difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical attention. Your healthcare provider will help you make a plan. They will talk about whether you need to be seen and if so, how to do so safely without exposing others.

● Only seek medical care if you really need it and only call 911 in an emergency.

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