Phase 1b Group 6

Updated 04/12/2021

Summary

 

Individuals within Group 6 include:

  • Adults 45–64 with one or more underlying health conditions with increased risk
  • Migrant and seasonal farm workers
  • Seafood and agricultural workers
  • Food processing workers
  • People living in low-income senior housing, senior congregate and independent living
  • Individuals experiencing houselessness (sheltered and unsheltered)
  • People currently displaced by wildfires
  • Wildland firefighters
  • Pregnant people 16 and older

 


 

Underlying Health Conditions

 

The following underlying health conditions are defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

  • Cancer
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Down Syndrome
  • Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies
  • Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) from solid organ transplant or HIV
  • Obesity (BMI greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2)
  • Pregnancy
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus

 

Additional Information

 

Those who are looking for more information can access the following resources:

  • Getvaccinated.oregon.gov web tool: This tool allows people to determine if they are eligible for a vaccine. The Get Vaccinated Oregon tool will be open to all Oregonians and information will be available in 11 languages.

    • Note: the OHA eligibility tool does not result in an appointment, or completion of the County’s survey.

  • Text and Call Resources: 
    • Oregonians can text ORCOVID to 898211 to get text/SMS updates (English and Spanish only) or email ORCOVID@211info.org.
    • Oregonians can call 211 or 1-866-698-6155, which is open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, including holidays. Please be aware that wait times may be long due to high call volumes. There is an option to get a call back rather than wait on hold (in English and Spanish). Free interpretation is available for all other languages. TTY: Dial 711 or call 1-866-698-6155.

 

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