For general information on COVID-19 in Oregon, call 211 or visit 211info.
On March 8, 2020, Gov. Kate Brown declared a state of emergency to address the spread of COVID-19 in Oregon. The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) serves as the lead agency for the public health response. Malheur County Health Department works with OHA to monitor and suppress COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations and reduce the health and economic impacts and disparities that have stemmed from the COVID-19 pandemic in our county.
State and National Links
Governor’s Office – State Resources
- Governor Kate Brown’s COVID-19 Resources for Oregon, including current orders and guidance for specific sectors. If you’re looking for information on Reopening Phases, press conferences, or rules for businesses, community, and the public, visit the Governor’s website.
Additional State COVID-19 Resources
- Oregon Health Authority COVID-19 Updates, including Weekly Reports, case demographics, data, and community resources.
- OHA COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions
- OHA COVID-19 Healthcare Partner Resources
- OHA COVID-19 Videos on YouTube
- Oregon Health Plan COVID-19 Resources for OHP Members
- Department of Agriculture COVID-19 Resources
- Department of Education COVID-19 Resources
- Office of Emergency Management COVID-19 Response
- Employment Department COVID-19 Resources
- Department of Human Services COVID-19 Information and Resources
- Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) COVID-19 Guidance, Resources, Complaint Filing, and Enforcement
- State Parks COVID-19 Response
Safe + Strong COVID-19 Community Resources:
- ASL resources
- Assistance for immigrant workers
- Crisis lines
- Employment and transportation
- Families and children
- Health care
- Health care for immigrants and refugees
- Legal aid
- Multilingual resources
- Resources for older adults
- Resources for people with disabilities
- Live and Work Safely: Tips and tools to share
Federal COVID-19 Resources
- CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019, including guidance, data and surveillance, communication resources, and latest updates.
- Coronavirus.gov, information in partnership with The White House, CDC, and FEMA.
- USA.gov, information on US Government response to Coronavirus
- National Institutes of Health, COVID-19 information on testing, research, and treatment guidelines.
To file a complaint related to OHA guidance, please first contact OSHA:
Visit the OSHA website to file a complaint. Towards the top of the page is a paragraph, “We recommend that employees first attempt to resolve safety and health issues by reporting them to their supervisors, managers, or to their employer’s safety and health committee,” followed by:
You can also contact the OSHA Bend Field Office at 541-388-6066.
If you still see violations, call the Malheur County Environmental Health Office at 541-473-5186 after you have filed an OSHA complaint and seen an additional concern and we will follow up.
Upcoming COVID-19 Drive-Up Testing Sites
- August 5: Ontario COVID-19 Testing Flyer
- August 12: Nyssa COVID-19 Drive-Up Testing Flyer
- August 19: Vale COVID-19 Drive-Up Testing Flyer
If you can’t find what you need, follow up with our office and county partners:
- Malheur County Health Department: 541-889-7279
- Nurse line, public health services, questions about virus, exposure, or cases.
- Malheur County Environmental Health: 541-473-5186
- Business guidance, enforcement, filing OSHA complaint and follow up.
- Malheur County Emergency Management: 541-473-5120
- Law enforcement, PPE supply, and testing.