¿Prueba de COVID-19 positiva? Nuevo sitio web ofrece orientación.

Oregon Health Authority (OHA) ha lanzado un nuevo sitio web que incluye qué hacer si da positivo, si ha estado expuesto y cómo buscar recursos si se está aislando en casa y necesita apoyo. El nuevo sitio web también incluye una encuesta voluntaria para las personas que dieron positivo para ayudar a OHA y a la comunidad en general a comprender cómo y dónde se propaga el virus.

Test positive? New website offers guidance

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has launched a new website that includes what to do if you test positive, if you have been exposed, and how to seek resources if you’re isolating at home and need support.  The website also includes a voluntary survey for people who’ve tested positive to help OHA and the larger community understand how and where the virus is spreading.

Sitios de pruebas gratuitas de COVID-19 en Oregon

Puede obtener una prueba de COVID-19 gratuita en uno de los sitios de pruebas gratuitas que enlistamos a continuación. Si planea viajar o visitar familia, puede hacerse la prueba en uno de estos sitios. No necesita contar con seguro médico para hacerse la prueba. Todas las personas de todas las edades son elegibles.

Who should be tested for COVID-19 and where to go for a free test 

Testing is one of the best tools available in our multi-layered approach to slow the spread of COVID-19. It is critical to know if you have been infected after being exposed to COVID-19 or have symptoms of the virus so you can prevent spreading it to others. 

COVID-19 home tests and holiday gatherings

If you are worried about gathering with others who are unvaccinated, immunocompromised, or at higher risk of developing severe COVID-19, you may wonder about using COVID-19 home tests to find out whether you and people around you have current COVID-19 infection. While this is not currently recommended by the CDC, over-the-counter (OTC) COVID-19 testing kits are becoming more widely available.

OHA and ODE leaders discuss lifting outdoor mask mandate and launching Test to School program

Oregon Health Authority (OHA) Director Pat Allen and Oregon Department of Education (ODE) Director Colt Gill were joined by State Epidemiologist Dr. Dean Sidelinger today to announce two new developments in the course of the pandemic: lifting outdoor mask mandates and launching the Test to Stay program in public and private schools.

The latest about COVID-19 testing

In 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized more than 300 COVID-19 tests and sample collection devices for use in laboratories, health care settings, and at home. As of Aug. 27, over 400 tests and collection devices have been approved.  These include: At-home antigen tests: You collect the sample and do the testing […]

How to get a COVID-19 test

Thinking about getting tested for COVID-19 can be stressful, especially if you aren’t feeling well. Here’s what you need to know about getting tested in Oregon:  Who should get tested?  If you have symptoms of COVID-19 or if you were a close contact of someone with COVID-19, you should get tested regardless of vaccination status. Close contact means […]