July 16, 2020
TILLAMOOK, Ore. — Tillamook County Public Health is reporting 2 additional cases of COVD-19 over the past two days bringing our total up to 22 cases of COVID-19 in Tillamook County. We know this has generated community concern and a range of questions. A Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ ) series will be coming out in the next several days from our local public health experts. Stay tuned for the FAQs on the Tillamook County Community Health Centers’ Facebook page and website.
For information on future positive cases in Tillamook County, please visit our website at: https://tillamookchc.org/covid-updates/. You may also find county and statewide case information on the Oregon Health Authority site: http://healthoregon.org/coronavirus. Community members with health concerns can contact the Health Center’s COVID-19 nurse line at 503-842-3940.
COVID-19 is a highly infectious illness that spreads like the flu. Local and state health officials continue to urge all Oregonians to take steps to protect those who are most vulnerable to complications from COVID-19. Those considered “high risk” include adults 60 and older, or anyone with a serious health condition, including lung or heart problems, kidney disease, or diabetes, or anyone who has a suppressed immune system.
To help control the spread of the illness the public is urged to follow Oregon Governor Kate Brown’s executive orders pertaining to face coverings and other precautions and to stay home to the maximum extent possible.
Every resident should take these basic steps to protect those most at risk:
For information on the most current cases in Oregon, including future positive cases in Tillamook County use the link at the Oregon Health Authority site:
About Tillamook County Community Health Centers:
TCCHC has been a Federally Qualified Health Center since 1994, providing medical, dental, behavioral and public health services.
Follow our Facebook @TillamookCHC for daily updates.
Oregon Health Authority COVID-19 Information: http://healthoregon.org/coronavirus
CDC COVID-19 Information: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html