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Information, tools and resources to help workers stay safe and avoid injuries, illnesses and hazards while providing in-home services.
People can spread the flu even if they don't know they’re sick. The flu can be more serious for some people, including older adults, young children and people with certain health conditions.
Oregon Health Authority’s flu prevention website to learn how to prevent the flu, where to find flu vaccine in your community, and flu fact sheets in multiple languages.
Flu and COVID-19 Prevention
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HCWs and PSW represented by SEIU 503 are eligible for workers' compensation coverage for injuries that occur on the job.
For more information, see this flyer from SAIF:
Visit the SAIF website to learn about the process.
801 Claim Form
To request an 801 Claim Form or for help filing a claim, please contact:
When seeking medical attention
Complete Form 827: Worker's and Health Care Provider's Report. Submit your completed form to:SAIF Corporation400 High St NESalem, OR 97312Phone: 800-285-8525Fax: 800-475-7785
Protecting your health and safety while working as a homecare and personal support worker is very important.
OHCC encourages workers to take the following safety courses by enrolling through the
Registry or calling OHCC at 877-867-0077.
*This course counts towards earning 2.5 hours of safety-type credits for the Professional Development Certification.
Communities of Practice and Safety Support (COMPASS)*
*This program counts towards earning 5 hours of safety-type credits for the
Professional Development Certification.
Infection Control Self-Study Course
If you need to order PPE for your safety or the safety of the people you support, please contact OHCC.
The requirement to wear masks in Oregon's healthcare settings ended on April 3, 2023. The state will no longer require providers, consumers or visitors to wear masks. Healthcare settings include the homes where consumers live.
However, consumers have the right to require their providers and support team to wear masks around them.
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