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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, SDAO staff are working remotely. We are still available to assist you by phone and email. 
You can reach us at 800-285-5461 or

Please visit the following pages for up-to-date information about the novel coronavirus outbreak:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Oregon Health Authority
US Government Response to COVID-19

**Have a question about COVID-19? Check out our FAQ.**

General Information
Governor Kate Brown Tightens Social Distancing Measures, Tells Oregonians to "Stay Home, Save Lives" 
Oregon State Police: Stay Home, Save Lives Frequently Asked Questions
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Fighting Products
CDC: Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations
CDC: Workplace, School and Home Guidance

SDAO Government Affairs
Letter to Governor Brown Urging the Call of a Special Session
Letter to Oregon Congressional Delegation

Public Meetings
SDAO: COVID-19 and Special District Public Meetings
Sample Budget Meeting Notice (Oak Lodge Water Services)
Sample Board of Directors Meeting Notice (Oak Lodge Water Services)
Sample Script for Remote Work Session (Oak Lodge Water Services)

FEMA Information and Resources
Governor Kate Brown Statement on Federal Disaster Declaration for Oregon
SDAO: Public Assistance Through FEMA
FEMA: Coronavirus Response
FEMA: Public Assistance and Program Guide
FEMA: Public Assistance Simplified Application
FEMA: COVID-19 Eligible Emergency Protective Measures Fact Sheet

Emergency Declarations
Guidelines for Special Districts in Declaring a State of Emergency
Sample Declaration of State of Emergency (Oak Lodge Water Services)
Sample Board Resolution for Declaration of State of Emergency (Oak Lodge Water Services)

Free Downloadable Resources
SDAO: Sample Park Closure Sign
SDAO: Sample Park Closure Sign (English and Spanish)

HR Resources
SDAO: The People Part of COVID-19: Information About New Legislation and Paid Leave
Department of Labor: COVID-19 and the American Workplace - Download the Required Poster for FFCRA!
HR Answers: COVID-19 Page
Oregon Employment Department: COVID-19 Related Business Layoffs, Closures, and Unemployment Insurance Benefits
BOLI: COVID-19/Coronavirus in Oregon
DHS: Employer Guidance
Oregon Workshare Program
Oregon Unemployment Benefits and COVID-19

Resources for First Responders
Oregon Health Authority: Prehospital Guidance: PSAPs (3/25/2020)
Oregon Health Authority: Prehospital Guidance: EMS (3/25/2020)
Oregon Health Authority: EMS Healthcare Exposure, Work Exclusion Guidance (4/1/2020)
Oregon Health Authority: Law Enforcement Office Healthcare Exposure, Work Exclusion Guidance (3/27/2020)
Oregon Health Authority: Oregon Fire Service COVID-19 Testing and Data (4/4/2020)
Department of HHS: Limited Waiver of HIPAA Sanctions and Penalties During a Nationwide Public Health Emergency (03/2020)
CDC: FAQ About Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Oregon Health Authority: Quality Emergency Care in Oregon
CDC: Interim Guidance for EMS Systems and 911 Public Safety Answering Points
CDC: Guidance for Law Enforcement Personnel
IAFC: Resources for Fire Chiefs
CDC: Sequence for Putting on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
IAFC: COVID-19 Fire Department Personnel Impact Dashboard
Oregon State Fire Marshal: Quarantine Guidance for Fire and EMS Responders COVID-19 Resources
International Fire Chiefs Association: Decontamination Recommendations

Guidance for Home Care
CDC: Implementing Home Care of People Not Requiring Hospitalization
CDC: Preventing COVID-19 from Spreading in Homes and Communities

More Resources
FEMA: Preparedness Checklists & Toolkits
CDC: Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019
CDC: Information for Healthcare Professionals
Oregon OSHA COVID-19 Page
SDIS and OFCA Health Plan Telemedicine (MDLIVE) Information
Flattening the Curve for COVID-19: What Does It Mean and How Can You Help?
FEMA: Continuity of Operations (COOP)
FEMA: Pandemic Influenza Continuity of Operations Annex Template Instructions
SDAO Risk Management Page
The Partners Group: COVID-19 Client Resource Center
Business Oregon
SDAO: Sanitary District FAQ
NIST Economic Decision Guide Software: Planning and Preparation Resources
FEMA: Coronavirus Rumor Control
Federal Trade Commission: Coronavirus Resources

Messages from SDAO Board Members
Chief Ben Stange: Polk County Fire District #1
Carl Tappert: Rogue Valley Sewer Services
Michele Bradley: Port of Tillamook Bay

CDC: COVID-19 Learn the Facts
CDC: How to Protect Yourself
CDC: When to Seek Treatment
OHA: Allergies or COVID-19?

211info connects people with health and social service organizations. Call 211 or 1-866-698-6155.