Walk-Thru Wednesdays

While fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, the Malheur County Health Department is still offering essential services, including our Certified Recovery Mentor Peer program. Starting tomorrow, we will host “Walk-Thru Wednesday,” a PRIME+ peer project for people who use drugs.

WHEN: Starting April 22nd, 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Next Walk-Thru Wednesday scheduled for May 6th, 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Mallard Grocery (797 N Oregon St, Ontario). We hope to begin offering this service weekly, stay tuned for more details.

WHERE: Malheur County Health Department parking lot – 1108 SW 4th St, Ontario. Social distancing measures will be enforced. Staff will wear masks and we encourage anyone coming to wear one if they have one, too.

Walk-Thru Wednesday – What will be offered:

  • Availability to meet peers
  • Hygiene kits
  • Safe sex supplies
  • Safe use supplies/syringes
  • Educational materials
  • Support to begin tele-buprenorphine appointments
  • Referral to other support programs, including Oregon Health Plan application assistance, WIC, family planning, home visiting, and more.

Download the PRIME+ Brochure. Note that SMART Recovery meetings are now virtual until social distancing guidelines are lifted.

Call the Peer Dispatch Line at 541-709-8539 for more information 7 days a week.

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