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 Sept 21

Walk-In Vaccination Clinics. No appointments needed, no insurance needed, and no ID needed to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Open to ages 12+. Ages 12 to 14 year old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Deschutes County Health Services (DCHS) are offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccines vaccines at the clinics below. Get vaccinated and receive a $25 local gift card and be entered to win 1 of 5 $100 gift cards from a local business. Call (541) 699-5109 or click here to learn more.

  • September 21: La Pine Library, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. (DCHS)
  • September 21: Downtown Bend, 1340 NW Wall St., 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. (DCHS)
  • September 22: Downtown Bend Library, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. (DCHS)
  • September 23: Redmond City Hall, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. (DCHS)
  • September 27: Sisters Fire House, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. (DCHS)

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.

Need a Ride?

  • Medical transportation: For PacificSource OHP, call LogistiCare: 855-397-3619Please allow 48-hours notice to arrange a ride.
  • Sisters to Redmond: STARS 541-904-5545 or email stars4ride@gmail.com.
  • Dial-A-Ride: Cascade East Transit 541-385-8680Please call at least 24 hours in advance of appointment and ask for a separate return trip.
  • If you need a ride, call our COVID-19 hotline at (541) 699-5109 and staff will assist you in scheduling a ride.

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.  

Other Information:

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.

To reach the vaccine assistance line, Oregonians may call 1-833-685-0843 or send an email to Vaccine.Assistance@dhsoha.state.or.us. Help is available in many languages.

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.

Veterans

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.