» LEARN MORE ABOUT COVID-19 VACCINES, TESTING, VISITOR & SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
Caring for family and friends takes on a new meaning as we chart these changing times. Scroll for tips on supporting family and friends.
Yes! While experts learn more about the protection that COVID-19 vaccines provide under real-life conditions, it will be important for everyone to continue to wear a mask, avoid close contact and wash their hands.
» Latest info
Public and private schools in Oregon and Washington are taking steps to safely prepare for in-person learning. Whether your child has the option to attend in-person or virtually, it’s important to be prepared and plan for each option.
Whether your child's school is virtual or in-person, these free and discounted educational materials can keep the learning going for kids ages 5 – 18.
» See activities
Many of us are adjusting to wearing face masks and feel good about helping to reduce the spread of COVID-19 with face coverings. Here are some things to consider when talking with friends or family about wearing masks:
Summer this year looked a little different. With the state mask mandates and social distancing, it can be tricky to get your kids to play outside safely.
Here are a few ideas to have some family fun in the sun.
» Read more
Kids can do their part too! By wearing masks, children can help slow the spread of COVID-19. Watch two youngsters show you how to mask up.
It’s clear that COVID-19 hits older adults the hardest. Those 65 and older with conditions such as heart disease, lung disease and diabetes are at the highest risk. With older people advised to stay home, you can support them by:
"I think it's important in a time like this to maintain a sense of community," says Shirin Sukumar, M.D., medical director of Legacy Medical Group–Geriatrics.
Wondering how to talk to kids about the coronavirus? Our experts say to stay calm, offer them chances to talk, and give them a sense of control and order.
Kids are resilient. But social isolation, lack of activities and family stress can affect children’s mental and behavioral health. Use tools to support your child’s emotional health.
» Find resources