COVID-19: What should I do?

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  • What you can do
  • If you feel sick
  • Social distancing
  • Hand washing
  • Clean & disinfect
  • Related Guides

What you can do

The CDC recommends steps you can take in the workplace and schools. They are:

  • Practice good hygiene
  • Consider re-arranging large activities
  • Handle food carefully
  • Stay home if you're sick


If you feel sick

Students, If you are experiencing respiratory symptoms call SHAC first. Students who have respiratory symptoms and a fever should contact SHAC's Nurse Line at 503.725.2515 or the 24/7 Nurse Advice Line (after hours) at 844.224.3145.  If you miss an appointment or need to cancel at the last minute due to respiratory and fever symptoms, the $25.00 fee missed appointment/late cancellation fee will be waived.

Social Distancing

What is Social Distancing?

Social distancing is a way to keep people from interacting closely or frequently enough to spread an infectious disease. Schools and other gathering places such as movie theaters may close, and sports events and religious services may be cancelled.

What is Quarantine?

Quarantine separates and restricts the movement of people who have been exposed to a contagious disease to see if they become sick. It lasts long enough to ensure the person has not contracted an infectious disease.

What is Isolation?

Isolation prevents the spread of an infections disease by separating people who are sick from those who are not. It lasts as long as the disease is contagious.

Clean & Disinfect

Community members can practice routine cleaning of frequently touched surfaces (for example: tables, doorknobs, light switches, handles, desks, toilets, faucets, sinks) with household cleaners and EPA-registered disinfectants that are appropriate for the surface, following label instructions. Labels contain instructions for safe and effective use of the cleaning product including precautions you should take when applying the product, such as wearing gloves and making sure you have good ventilation during use of the product.

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