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Coronavirus Updates

Vaccine sequencing: Frequently asked questions

January 11, 2021
Many people in Oregon are wondering when they will be able to get their vaccines, and how they will know when it’s their turn. It can be frustrating to wait, but right nowpeople in Phase 1a are being vaccinated. We will share new information as it becomes available. In the meantime, here are answers to some frequently asked questions: 

I am in a Phase 1a group, where do I go?
We don’t have a central phone number yet, but Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is working with local public health, health care partners and 211 to determine the best contacts in each community. We will post the community contacts on our COVID-19 website as soon as we have them. Check your local public health website to see if they have additional information. 

I don’t know if I’m in Phase 1a; how do I check?
Please check the Oregon COVID-19 Vaccine Sequencing Plan. For additional questions, you can email

Do I need to show any proof I’m in Phase 1a?
OHA does not require proof and does not plan to request verification from vaccinating providers. Vaccine providers themselves may require an individual to declare in some way they are in a Phase 1a group.

I’ve been turned away from getting a vaccine by a COVID-19 vaccine provider. What do I do now? 
If you think you fall under Phase 1a, please contact your local public health department to be connected to a vaccine provider.

I’m an education worker. When will I get vaccinated? 
Childcare, K-12 school and school district staff will be in the first group of Phase 1b, after Phase 1a is complete. Information on where and when to get vaccinated will be provided as soon as it’s available. 

To learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine situation in Oregon, visit our webpage (English or Spanish), which has a breakdown of distribution and other information, including this graphic on vaccine sequencing (English or Spanish). 

Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • How can I find out when and where I can get vaccinated
  • Will children be vaccinated against COVID-19?

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) offers a full-length FAQ: 

Washington County Information

  • January 13, 2021
    We know there are many dentists, optometrists, mental health providers, massage therapists and other health care providers who still don’t have access to the COVID-19 vaccine. That’s why we are partnering with the other metro counties and the region’s large hospital systems to ensure access for everyone in the state’s Phase 1A priority group. Employers and solo practitioners can now fill out a simple form to be matched with a healthcare system that has agreed to vaccinate employees. Learn more in English and Spanish
  • Testing, data collection, vaccine information and more


Resources Available

Resource Guide - The Community Resource Guide includes food, utilities, internet, employment and other resources. 

Tigard Essential Needs Hub - Food, household items and other necessities are available.


City's Role: What We Are Doing

City’s Role

  • As a City it is our responsibility to maintain essential services and support our public health partners.
  • During a public health emergency, Washington County Public Health in conjunction with the Oregon Health Authority are the lead agencies.
  • The City is taking action to slow the spread of COVID-19 and amplify the messages, recommendations and preventative measures of the lead agencies.
Supporting the Tigard community during Phase I of Reopening Oregon

The City has established a team to help support local businesses and community members as Washington County moves into Phase I of the Governor’s Reopening plan. This team is looking at several ways the city can support local businesses, like trainings on new guidelines. Learn more about community support.

Reimagining Tigard’s City Services

Status quo is not an option. This pandemic has impacted our lives, personally and professionally. It is an opportunity to do things differently. It is a chance to think about how we want to operate and how we can provide services. Learn more about city service impacts.

Identifying Community Resources

The City of Tigard is working hard with our partners to ensure our community has important information about local, state and federal resources to help people and businesses significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about business support programs and community resources.

Providing Emergency Services

We continue to respond to emergency calls for service, in progress crimes, other high priority life/safety issues, and incidents that require evidence gathering. Our police personnel have the equipment, training and protocols they need to protect themselves and community members. Learn more…

Maintaining Essential Services

City buildings are closed, but services are still available. Visit: 

Activating Emergency Operations Center Staff We have activated our City’s Emergency Operations Center that is working in conjunction with our partners to maintain critical services, identify community needs and mobilize coordinated responses. Learn more…

Caring for each other through COVID-19

Safer and stronger, in community.

As we face coronavirus (COVID-19) together, it's clear that we are strongest when we are in community — even from a distance. To help keep our communities safe and healthy, Oregon Health Authority provides daily updates, resources and information. Please check back often to get the support you and your family need.

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  • COVID-19 Stigma
    A person’s ethnicity, language or association with a country or region is not a risk factor for this virus. If you feel you have experienced or witnessed discrimination motivated by race, color, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity, contact the Oregon Department of Justice by filing a report online or by calling 1-844-924-2427. 
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