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Media Contact Information For Non-Health Related COVID-19 Questions (Photo) - 03/19/20

The state Joint Information Center (JIC) is available to take all non-health related COVID-19 media questions in Oregon.

The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has mobilized the state Emergency Coordination Center (ECC) to coordinate and support state and local response efforts.

The JIC operates from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Media outlets can call 503-373-7872, during operating hours, for all non-health related COVID-19 questions.

For health-related COVID-19 questions, please contact the Oregon Health Authority Joint Information Center at 971-673-2097; orcovid19.media@dhsoha.state.or.us.

The State JIC has also established a new webpage with COVID-19 information and links to resources.

Please contact 503-373-7872.for more information.



Oregon Department of Forestry Incident Management Team Safety Officer, Scott West, works on COVID-19 related issues, March 19 in the Emergency Coordination Center in Salem. The ECC has 18 Emergency Support Functions that coordinate with local, tribal, state and federal partners. (Oregon State Joint Information Center photo by James Sinks)

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