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Local Resources for the Coronavirus Pandemic

Below is a listing of government and third-party resources to help our community get through the Coronavirus pandemic. Southern Oregon PBS is compiling these to assist the community, and will do its best to vet each resource before posting. If you have a suggested resource to post, please email

Miss out on the first round of Oregon state relief checks? Email State Senator Jeff Golden at and be sure to write “IF THERE’S A SECOND ROUND” in the subject line.


What we think we know about COVID-19

Dr. Shames, Jackson County’s Medical Director/Health Officer, created a video, What we think we know about Covid-19. The video is a broad spectrum account of what we know about Covid-19 as of September 2020. He explains the complexity of this virus by breaking down various areas from the basics of how the virus spreads, who gets sick, and what we can do about it.

Safely Reopening the State

Click Here for Information on Phase 2.

Mental Health

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