This page provides the most recent COVID-19 information and resources for Central Oregon seniors and caregivers. Check back often for updates.
Vaccination Information: As of Dec 3
Drive Through Clinic
Deschutes County Health Services is partnering with Oregon Health Authority to offer free drive-thru COVID-19 vaccines for anyone 5 or older at the Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center in Redmond through December. Pfizer, Pfizer pediatric, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson vaccines and booster doses for eligible individuals are available. Children between the ages of 5 to 14 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For second, third, or booster doses, please bring your vaccination record with you. For more information, please click here.
- Monday through Sunday through December: 12:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Walk in Clinics
Free, walk-in vaccination clinic events listed by county are below. No appointments needed, no insurance needed, and no ID needed. Open to ages 12+. Ages 12 to 14 year old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For second, third, or booster doses, please bring your vaccination record with you. Limited booster doses are also available. Call (541) 699-5109 or click here to learn more.
- December 3: Redmond Airport, 8:00 to 1:15 p.m.
- December 6: Sisters Fire House, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
- December 7: La Pine Library, 12:00 to 3:00 p.m.
- December 7: Bend Larkspur Community Center, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
- December 8: Downtown Bend Library, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
- December 9: Redmond City Hall, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Jefferson County Public Health is offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccines at their Public Health clinic every Monday through Friday and at the clinic below. Call (541) 475-4456 or click here to learn more.
Other Vaccine Options
Mosaic Medical is offering COVID-19 vaccine appointments for ages 12 to 19 years old, and adults at a variety of locations. Click here to learn more.
Crook County Health Department is offering COVID-19 vaccine appointments to ages 12+. Ages 12 to 14 need parental consent for a vaccine. Call (541) 447-5165 to schedule your appointment or click here to learn more.
- Pharmacies: www.vaccines.gov
- Fred Meyer Pharmacies: www.fredmeyer.com/rx/covid-eligibility
- Local healthcare providers: www.centraloregoncovidvaccine.com
- Pop-up clinics for youth age 12 to 19: https://bit.ly/3uIGTNn
Need a Ride?
If you need a ride, call our COVID-19 hotline at (541) 699-5109 and staff will assist you in scheduling a ride.
- Medical transportation: For PacificSource OHP, call LogistiCare: 855-397-3619. Please allow 48-hours notice to arrange a ride.
- Sisters to Redmond: STARS 541-904-5545 or email email@example.com.
- Dial-A-Ride: Cascade East Transit 541-385-8680. Please call at least 24 hours in advance of appointment and ask for a separate return trip.
COVID 19 Testing
Note: Please do not visit an emergency department for COVID-19 testing, unless you require emergency care for your symptoms.
Emergency departments in Oregon are under significant strain responding to the current surge in COVID-19. You can find a test here.
Vaccine Assistance Line
The vaccine assistance line was established to serve Oregonians who qualify for in-home services and supports, specifically those currently served by Oregon Project Independence (OPI) or Medicaid-funded long-term services and supports.
Disability Information and Access Line (DIAL)
The Disability Information and Access Line (DIAL) is available to help people with disabilities get vaccinated. Call 888-677-1199 Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Eastern) – or – email DIAL@n4a.org
- Help find local vaccination locations
- Assist with making vaccination appointments
- Connect callers to local services – such as accessible transportation – to overcome barriers to vaccination.
- The hotline also can provide information and resources to answer questions and address concerns about the vaccines and can connect callers to information and services that promote independent living and address fundamental needs, such as food, housing, and transportation.
- Pfizer-Biontech Vaccine Fact Sheet
- Moderna Vaccine Fact Sheet
- Johnson & Johnson Fact Sheet
- How the vaccines were developed
- COVID Vaccine Infographic
With the passage of the SAVE LIVES Act, the VA can now offer vaccines to all veterans — even those not enrolled in VA health care — as well as to their spouses and caregivers. Local VA medical centers will be receiving additional vaccine doses in the coming weeks. If you’re a veteran, spouse, or caregiver, you should contact your local VA medical center to schedule your appointment.
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources
Call 2-1-1 any day of the week 8 am to 11 pm for answers to your COVID-19 questions.
- Oregon Health Authority Coronavirus Updates
- Oregon Health Authority Coronavirus Updates: Spanish
- Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention Coronavirus information
- Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions
- Flu and COVID-19 – How To Tell The Difference
- Prepare for your care – packing your hospital go bag and advanced directives