2019 Novel Coronavirus - COVID-19

Lane County Public Health is working closely with the Oregon Health Authority to monitor the international outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, called COVID‑19. 

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 Vaccine Phase 1, groups 1-4


 Extreme Risk indicator

Who are in the groups?

  • Hospitals; urgent care; skilled nursing and memory care facility HCP and residents; tribal health programs; EMS providers and other first responders. 
  • Other LTCFs and congregate care sites including HCP and residents; hospice programs; mobile crisis care and related services; secure transport; individuals working in a correctional setting. 
  • Outpatient settings serving specific high-risk groups; in home care; day treatment services; non-emergency medical transport (NEMT)
  • Healthcare providers in other outpatient, public health and early learning settings; death care workers

View Groups and Who is Next

Current Vaccine Planning and Information

OHA Phase 1A Guidance

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

What does it mean?

Rate of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 over 14 days is greater than or equal to 200. Percentage test positivity over previous 14 days is greater than or equal to 10%.

Oregon's Risk and Protection Framework

COVID-19 Sector Risk Level Guidance Chart

All Oregon Health Authority Data

Personal Guidance

  • Take measures to limit contact with those outside of your immediate household.
  • Modify everyday activities to reduce personal exposure.
  • Limit gatherings to essential activities.
  • Limit in person social activities for children and teens.
  • Take precautions when in shared spaces including wearing a face covering and maintaining 6 feet of physical distance.
  • Limit to essential travel.
  • Wash hands for 20 seconds with soap frequently.  Use hand sanitizer when soap is not available.
  • Clean high touch surfaces often.
  • Monitor yourself and household members for COVID-19 symptoms and call a healthcare provider if you are showing symptoms.
  • If someone in your household is feeling sick isolate them when possible.
  • Answer the call from Public Health to help us reduce the spread of COVID-19.
  • Take time for self-care and mental health.
  • Check in with friends, family, coworkers and neighbors to see how they are doing.

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Social Gathering Guidance

  • Cancel non-essential social gatherings or switch to virtual
  • If you do hold a gathering take maximum precautions to protect anyone in attendance
    • Hold the event outdoors
    • Limit the number of people to an amount that can maintain 6’ physical distance.
    • Limit the length of the event.
    • Require face coverings.
    • Do not share food or drink – no potlucks.
    • Offer handwashing stations and hand sanitizer.

    CDC Gathering Guidance

Congregate Living Guidance

Housing in which each individual or family has private living quarters but shares with other residents a common dining room, recreational room, or other facilities.

  • Face coverings required in any shared spaces.
  • Barriers and physical distancing practices in place
  • Enhanced cleaning of shared spaces and high touch surfaces
  • Limit Indoor, in-person social or co-curricular activities.
  • Close common recreation areas.
  • Limit number of visitors numbers and frequency of visits
  • Increased testing of residents and staff, where applicable

Educational Guidance

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  •  Primarily virtual instruction
  • Schools evaluate in-person instruction options for reopening February 15, 2021 per Oregon Governor.
  • Schools must follow the guidance under Ready Schools, Safe Learners

Business & Employer Guidance

  • Remote or telework is the preferred choice for as many employees as possible
  • Face coverings required in any shared space whether public or private.
  • Barriers and physical distancing practices in place.
  • Enhanced cleaning especially of shared spaces and high touch surfaces.
  • Businesses are recommended to refer to state Phase 1 sector specific guidance.
  • Limited operations for personal services like salons and barbers, gyms, and malls within state guidance.
  • Limited Operations for restaurants and bars.
  • Close indoor seating
  • Reduce hours of operations
  • Focus on to-go and delivery options.

Health Care Guidance

  • Urgent Care/Emergency Needs
  • Use Telemedicine options when available.
  • Call your provider to discuss:
    • Immunizations
    • Chronic Condition Management
    • Medication needs
    • Dental Care Needs

Non-Emergency Call Center

The call center is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Call 541-682-1380. Closed on Holidays


View All Data for
Lane County

View the daily Lane County Public Health data summary


Local Mask Surveillance Report

OHA School Metrics Report

Risk Factors, Signs and Symptoms Report

Epidemiological Links Report

Disease Severity Detail Report

COVID-19 Cases: Weekly Overall Report


COVID-19 Guidebook: After Testing (English & Espanol)

COVID-19 Guidebook: After Testing /COVID-19 Despúes de La Prueba 

Click here for English & Español

Printable COVID-19 Prevention Flyers

Fact Sheets (Oregon Health Authority)

English: PDF
Español / Spanish: PDF
简体中文 / Simplified Chinese: PDF
繁體中文 / Traditional Chinese: PDF

COVID-19 Information -

Resources regarding case counts, vaccines and more (Español tambien).