COPA urges all families to get the COVID vaccine for themselves and their eligible child (age 12 and up) as soon as possible, to protect family and friends and help slow the spread of the virus.
COPA patients may add the vaccine to their regularly scheduled well-child visit or other non-respiratory symptom appointment. Patients may also schedule an appointment to receive the COVID-19 Vaccine with a nurse. Call today to schedule the shot.
Children aged 12 – 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to receive a vaccination. Youth aged 15 and up are welcome to schedule their own vaccine or walk-in to participating pharmacies and medical clinics (see below).
TESTING FOR COVID-19
COPA offers both a rapid COVID antigen test (SOFIA) that has results in 15 minutes, and a NAAT test (HOLOGIC) that offers increased ability to detect the virus with a turn-around time of 24-48hrs. Call COPA to schedule a patient test for COVID after exposure or concerns with symptoms.
COPA is not offering COVID testing for events or travel.
Read more about interpreting the Sofia SARS Antigen Test (rapid) results, the different types of tests for COVID, and what to do if you’ve been exposed.
Deschutes County offers more information for local COVID-19 testing sites. https://govstatus.egov.com/or-oha-covid-19-testing
COPA recommends following the Deschutes County Guidelines for quarantine when exposed to a COVID positive individual.
TRANSPORTATION FOR COVID-19 RELATED VACCINE SERVICES
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.
Check with Uber and Lyft which are offering discounted rides for those needing transportation to get a vaccine.