The health and safety of our valued employees and guests is our top priority, and Riverhouse on the Deschutes is following all guidelines for businesses issued by the Centers for Disease Control. We are currently operating business as usual, but with some important changes:
We are absolutely committed to operating a safe and well-maintained environment, and we will continue to watch for new information and guidance from public health authorities and adjust our approach as needed. For more information about COVID-19 in our area, please visit: https://www.deschutes.org/health/page/covid-19-novel-coronavirus
WHAT IS COVID-19? COVID-19 is the disease caused by a new type of coronavirus. The symptoms are similar to those of influenza — fever, cough and difficulty breathing — and may appear in as few as two days or as long as 14 days after exposure. Health experts are concerned because little is known about this new virus and it has the potential to cause severe illness and pneumonia in some people.
WHO IS AT RISK? Currently the risk to the general public is low. At this time, there are a small number of individual cases in the U.S. To minimize the risk of spread, health officials are working with health care providers to promptly identify and evaluate any suspected cases.
PREVENTION: Everyday practices to prevent colds, flu and other respiratory illnesses can also protect people against COVID-19. Deschutes County Public Health recommends that people take the following actions to keep themselves healthy:
If you believe you or a family member may be ill with COVID-19, please contact your health care provider or call your public health department:
Deschutes County Public Health 541.322.7400