AHSC is dedicated to care for our clients during this moment of uncertainty because of the spread of COVID-19. As to protect our clients and our staff in response to the new guidelines of “Social Distancing” from the Governor regarding the COVID-19, AHSC has taken the following measures to maintain essential services:
Senior lunch program and all community group activities are canceled in Portland and Beaverton offices until further notice.
The access to on-site services will be limited. Our service will remain available through phone. We encourage you to call your case manager or the language lines:
The new screening procedures will be implemented to enter our office. We will check body temperature, health condition, and travel information.
We may direct you to wait outside or in the car when the meeting room and waiting area have met the limited capacity.
Executive Order: Stay Home Except for Essential Needs | Tuesday, March 24, 2020
On March 23, I issued Executive Order 20-12, effective immediately until further notice. This is a statewide order. Failure to comply with the order will be considered an immediate danger to public health.
For more information, see the latest press release.
In short, here is what is allowed and what is not. If you’re not sure about an activity, skip it. Staying at home as much as possible during this time will save lives.
Allowed (must keep 6 feet from others):
Hospitals and health care
Take-out/delivery from restaurants and bars
Certain retail stores
Outdoor activities like walking your dog, jogging, or biking in your neighborhood
Child care facilities and babysitters (only if abiding by new rules)
Social gatherings (parties, celebrations) with people from outside of your household
Dine-in restaurants and bars
Nightclubs and concerts
Shopping at outdoor or indoor malls and retail complexes
Fitness: Gyms, sports and fitness centers, health clubs, and exercise studios, dance and yoga studios