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COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Update, Actualizacion del COVID-19

Youth Cases

Current positive cases: 15

  • 7 at Rogue Valley Youth Correctional Facility
  • 4 at Camp Riverbend
  • 4 in community settings

Cumulative number of positive cases since beginning of pandemic: 216

  • 155 youth in OYA facilities
  • 61 youth living in community settings

Number of deaths: 0

Number of incarcerated youth currently in medical isolation: 

  • 7 at Rogue Valley YCF
  • 4 at Camp Riverbend

Number of current hospitalizations due to COVID: 0

Number of youth in COVID-19 quarantine: 87

  • 23 at MacLaren YCF
  • 11 at Camp Riverbend
  • 34 at Rogue Valley YCF
  • 19 at Oak Creek YCF

Updated: Sept. 16, 2021

OYA Staff Cases

Current positive cases: 17

  • 5 at MacLaren YCF
  • 3 at Tillamook YCF
  • 1 at Camp Tillamook
  • 1 at Camp Riverbend
  • 1 at Rogue Valley YCF
  • 1 at Oak Creek YCF
  • 1 at Eastern Oregon YCF
  • 3 at OYA field offices
  • 1 at OYA central office

Cumulative number of positive cases since beginning of pandemic: 194

  • 165 staff in OYA facilities
  • 17 Community Services staff
  • 12 Central Office staff

Number of deaths: 0

Updated: Sept. 16, 2021

COVID Testing

Cumulative number of tests given to youth in OYA facilities: 445

Number of those tests that were positive: 44

Updated: June 22, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines

COVID-19 vaccines are still available through our facility clinics for youth in OYA facilities who want them. 

For our youth in the community, we are encouraging them to talk with their health care provider if they want the vaccine.

The vaccine is not mandatory for our youth. However, all state employees, including those who work at OYA, are required to be vaccinated by Oct. 18.

Closures - Updated Sept. 13, 2021

OYA's county field offices and our Central Office in Salem are closed to the public, except by appointment only.

Family visits for youth in OYA facilities are currently happening by appointment only. Contact your youth's case coordinator or camp counselor for information.

These facilities are currently closed to in-person visits, with potential exceptions on a case-by-case basis for youth who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Contact your youth's case coordinator to learn more:

  • Camp Riverbend
  • Eastern Oregon YCF
  • MacLaren YCF
  • Tillamook YCF
  • Young Women's Transition Program (YWTP)

Rogue Valley YCF is currently closed to all in-person visits.

Pandemic Response Plan

OYA's Pandemic Response Plan includes basic details about how the agency responds to and handles issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The plan and our pandemic response were developed in close consultation with Oregon Health Authority.

OYA Coronavirus 2019 Pandemic Response Plan

Other Resources

OYA's Coronavirus Updates

OYA Health Services

COVID-19 Information from Oregon Health Authority

Gov. Brown's COVID-19 Updates

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