For COVID-19 questions, mental wellness support or just to hear a reassuring voice, there are a number of call-in resources available to Central Oregonians. Help is just a hotline away.
Hours Expand for Local COVID-19 Hotline: 541-699-5109
Now with increased hours, Central Oregon’s free COVID-19 non emergency hotline is open
from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Call to connect with a caregiver or county health professional. This partnershipbetween St. Charles Health System and Deschutes County Health Services, which debuted on March 17, is currently averaging 275 calls per day and is open to all residents of Crook, Deschutes, and Jefferson counties. Crisis and Loneliness Lines Deliver Social Distancing Support.
A range of services are standing by to assist individuals experiencing isolation or in need of a caring voice.
Crook County: 541-323-5530 (press ‘2’ after 5 p.m. to reach the crisis team.)
Deschutes County Crisis Line: 541-322-7500, opt. 9 or 800-273-8255
Jefferson County: 541-475-6575
Senior Loneliness Line: For individuals throughout Central Oregon age 55 or older who might be feelingisolated or just want to have a friendly conversation, contact the Senior Loneliness Line at 503-200-1633
YouthLine: Individuals throughout Central Oregon age 21 or younger seeking support for any problem, call the YouthLine at 877-968-8491 or text to 839863.
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