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.