What you need to know

Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), also known as COVID-19, is a virus strain that has only spread in people since December 2019. Health experts are concerned because little is known about this new virus. It has the potential to cause severe illness and pneumonia in some people and there is not a treatment.

Find out the basics with this video from the World Health Organization.

Looking for information on the COVID-19 vaccine? Please visit our COVID-19 Vaccine Information page.

Virginia Garcia is only providing COVID-19 screening to patients, those living with patients and those that work as migrant and seasonal farmworkers.

If you want to be screened for COVID-19 at a Virginia Garcia clinic you must first schedule an appointment. If you are a Virginia Garcia patient, please contact your clinic.

Please do not come to a clinic without an appointment.

Find other screening resources in Washington County and Yamhill County:


Right now your help is needed more than ever. Your support will ensure that we are able to continue providing care, resources and screening to our patients and those in the community that are looking to us for help.  Virginia Garcia has a plan.

Join us in our work today.

What is Contact Tracing?

Contact tracing is the best way to find out where a virus started. If you test positive for the virus it will be important that you work with the County to identify who you have been in contact with over the past few weeks. This will help stop further spread of the virus.

Watch the video on Contact tracing here

COVID-19 Mythbusters

Hear a rumor? Not sure what to believe? The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a series of mythbuster infographics that are informative and entertaining.

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The Re-Opening of Oregon

Governor Brown outlines the Phases for the re-opening of Oregon

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How to Wear a Mask

Masks are a critical part of slowing the spread of the virus. It is important everyone knows how to properly wear, and care, for your mask.

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Articles and Updates

Weekly COVID-19 Updates from Virginia Garcia


Every Friday we send out a quick update on testing results, screening criteria and outreach updates.  To be added to this email list, simply reach out to the Communications Team with your email.

August 9-13

August 2-6

July 26-30

July 19-23

Frequently Asked Questions

Other Helpful Videos

Additional Resources

Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center