This page provides the most recent COVID-19 information and resources for Central Oregon seniors and caregivers. Check back often for updates.

Updated: As of May 23

Vaccine Clinics

For anyone 5 or older:

  • May 24: La Pine Library, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. (flu shots also available)
  • May 24: Larkspur Community Center, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. (flu shots also available)
  • Updated Time – May 25: Downtown Bend Library, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. (flu shots also available)
  • May 26: Sisters Library, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. (flu shots also available)

Crook County

  • May 27: Prineville Presbyterian Church, 2:00 to 5:30 p.m.  

 For more information, visit https://co.crook.or.us/health

COVID-19 Testing

Other Vaccine Options

  • Pharmacies: www.vaccines.gov
  • Jefferson County Public Health is offering COVID-19 vaccines, click here to learn more.
  • Crook County Public Health is offering COVID-19 vaccines, click here to learn more.

New COVID-19 Hotline Hours

  • The Deschutes County Hotline will now be open Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Have a question after hours or on weekends? Leave a voicemail, we will respond within 24 hours
  • COVID-19 Hotline 541-699-5109
  • For more information please visit this link.

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: 855-397-3619Please 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.

New Test Distribution Website

The Federal government has launched a new website to distribute free at home COVID-19 tests. Every home is the U.S. is eligible to order 4 free at home tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days. To order click 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.