NORCOR Juvenile Covid-19 Information
Originally published by NORCOR on 20/03/2020
Practice and procedures have been put into place in response to Covid-19 in order to assure safety of youth and staff and to prevent the introduction of Covid-19 into the facility and to prevent the spread of the virus into the community. NORCOR is taking direction from North Central Public Health, the Oregon Health Authority and the Governor’s Office. Practices and procedures include: -Closure of facility to all visitors with limited exceptions (attorneys); -Anyone entering the facility is screened prior to entry; -Providing more phone calls for youth and working to provide opportunities for video visitation if possible; -Increased cleaning and disinfecting in the facility; -Youth and staff are washing hands more frequently; -Closely monitoring anyone who reports not feeling well; -Consult with medical staff regularly.