We are currently limiting the number of people in our clinics. Masks and social distancing are still required. Learn more about how we can help reduce your COVID-19 risk here.

COVID-19

COVID-19 and You

Navigating life during a pandemic is hard. And making healthcare decisions may feel overwhelming. We're here to help. NHC offers COVID-19 testing, vaccines, boosters and resources to help you and your family stay safe and healthy.

Free Masks & At-home COVID Tests

N95 masks and at-home COVID-19 test kits are available upon request at no cost for patients.  Ask the receptionist at your next appointment to receive one test kit and three masks per patient, including other patients in your household.  Learn more about how to use your at-home test, when to test, and what to do if you test positive here.

COVID-19 Vaccines

NHC offers COVID-19 vaccines and boosters. Protect yourself and your community by getting vaccinated if you are able. Find out about COVID-19 vaccinations and how to get yours.

COVID-19 Testing

If you're experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, including fever, cough, or shortness of breath, please call to request a testing appointment or test with an at-home test kit. If you have questions about testing, including what to do if you test positive, contact your local NHC clinic.

COVID-19 Resources

We know our community members have many questions about the COVID-19 virus, vaccines and where to get more information. Find answers and the information you need.

Keeping You Safe in Our Clinics

We have a number of measures in place to keep patients, visitors, and staff safe in NHC clinics:

  • All patients must wear a mask while at NHC clinics
  • Patients ages 18 and younger may be accompanied by one parent or guardian; no guests or guardians for patients age 18+ unless medically necessary
  • Increased physical distancing among patients
  • Extra time between appointments to allow for added cleaning and disinfecting
  • Reduction of physical contact between staff and patients
  • Staff wear masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) when caring for patients; these include gowns, face shields, and gloves when needed

Lowering Your COVID-19 Risk

NHC has a number of ways to keep you safe if you get sick, including:

  • Free at-home tests available
  • Increased in-clinic testing appointments
  • Increased Telehealth appointment availability
  • Patients that test positive and are at a high risk of progression to severe disease may be eligible for antiviral treatment within the first five days after testing positive

COVID-19 Hotline

Patients and community members can call NHC's COVID-19 Hotline to schedule a COVID-19 vaccination, booster, third dose, or testing appointment in Oregon.

Two Years of the COVID-19 Pandemic

In March of 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. None of us could have predicted what this would mean for our communities, our businesses, or our own families...