COVID-19 Updates2020-03-20T12:26:01-07:00

COVID-19 Updates

Volunteers Needed for Coos County COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

We need your help to ensure the continued success of our community clinics to administer COVID-19 vaccinations. If you are in good physical health and would like to support our community vaccination efforts, please sign up to volunteer at serv-or.org. Volunteer duties include traffic control and patient intake. Watch this video to learn more.

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Coquille Valley Hospital offering expanded vaccine clinic

Coquille Valley Hospital is expanding our vaccine appointment scheduling to the next group of individuals eligible to receive the vaccine in Phase 1B, Group 7. (more…)

Community COVID Vaccination Process at Coquille Valley Hospital

Watch this short video to learn about Coquille Valley Hospital community vaccination events and how to navigate the process easily. You will learn how to schedule an appointment time and what to expect when you arrive. Please wear a short-sleeved shirt and bring your completed forms, if possible, as well as your photo ID and insurance card. If you are uninsured, you can still be vaccinated. Watch the video to learn more.

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Infection Prevention Practices

Coquille Valley Hospital has implemented the most current, up-to-date Infection Prevention practices to keep our patients, our staff, and our community as safe as possible!

Here are some of the actions we have taken to align with the current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Oregon Health Authority guidelines to protect against COVID-19:
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COVID-19 Patient And Visitor Guidance

  1. HOSPITAL ENTRY:
  • OUTPATIENTS & VISITORS: When you arrive, please enter the facility from the front main entrance. Afterhours, you may enter through the Emergency Department entrance.
  • ED PATIENTS: Our Emergency Department entrance is accessible to the public 24/7.
  • PATIENT ACCESS TO SUPPORT PERSONS WHILE IN THE HOSPITAL: If you need assistance in communicating with hospital staff, making health care decisions, understanding health care information, or in engaging in activities of daily living due to a disability, you have the right to have a designated support person present during the duration of your Emergency Department visit and inpatient hospital stay [Oregon Health Authority Temporary Rule: OAR 333-501-0055, 333-505-0033, and 333-505-0055].

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Antibody Testing Now Available at Coquille Valley Hospital

Antibody testing, also called serology testing, is used to identify the presence of immune response to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. It is a critical component to our nation’s response to the pandemic. This test is only intended to detect IgG antibodies to the virus. It does not diagnose active or recent infection. For IgG antibodies to be detected, you must be symptom-free (no fever or cough) for two weeks prior to testing. No prior physician’s order or referral needed.
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