Current  Update: The State of Oregon requires masks, face shields, or face coverings (covering both nose and mouth) for all people over the age of 5.

  • FISH continues operations at Hood River, Cascade Locks, and Parkdale.

  •  Mid-Valley is closed.

  • Saturday operations in Hood River are also closed for now. 

  • Self-service in Parkdale resumes October 2020.

  • We have face masks we can provide to  you - ask a volunteer.

  • Si necessity un cubrebocas, hable con un voluntario.  Tenemos cubrebocas para clientes. 

Videos on caring for the masks are below.  Vea abajo para instrucciones de cuidado para la mascara de tela.

  • Volunteers who are sick or unable to work should contact Billie at to let her know.

  • We are using a drive-up option to get food to clients.  Clients stay in their cars and volunteers hand out disposable numbers and paper lists for food.  Volunteers shop for the food and bring it to the cars.

  • Watch Dr. Christopher Van Tilburg (Hood River County Public Health Officer) with info & updates on the situation:  YouTube Channel

Hood River County's Resource Information is at or

Clients must use the hand sanitizer provided, and follow all CDC recommendations for helping to minimize the spread of illness: 

  • Stay home when you are sick.

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

  • Limit close contact, like kissing and sharing cups or utensils, with people who are sick.

  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.

  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. If you do not have a tissue, use your sleeve (not your hands).

  • Wear a face mask that covers your NOSE and MOUTH.  If your nose is uncovered, you are potentially exposing yourself and others to virus. 

  • Get a flu immunization if you have not done so this season.

Local Restaurants:  If you have fresh produce or baked goods (packaged, unopened) and wish to donate those items, please contact us at or call 541-386-3474.  Thank you!

Volunteer Groups:  If you have a group that wants to help out, please contact Billie Stevens at 541-490-5109.  We may need help for quite a few weeks yet, and she can coordinate a time. 


Visit the Hood River County Site for 
Local Info

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Information About Covid-19

Flyers and Links For More Info

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FISH Hygiene for Safety

Volunteers working at FISH wear masks and practice social distancing.  We follow best practices for hand hygiene and food safety.  Volunteers who have a fever, are feeling unwell, or who have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for Covid-19 should not come to FISH.  Contact Billie to schedule someone to cover your shift.

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Flyers with Facts on COVID-19 / Folletos con información sobre COVID-19

Information in English 

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If You Believe You're Sick

Information about COVID-19 Illness / Información sobre la enfermedad COVID-19


CDC information about COVID-19 / Información del CDC

The CDC is a reliable source for information about the COVID-19 illness, best practices for preventing the spread of germs, and symptoms.


Talking to Children about COVID-19

It's important to talk to kids about hand washing and good sanitation.  This flyer has good info on having a conversation with kids.

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People At Risk for COVID-19

So far, COVID-19 seems to pose the greatest health risk to adults over 60 and/or  those with underlying medical issues like heart disease, diabetes, or lung disease. Follow the CDC recommendations for special precautions (and wash your hands often). 


Oregon Health Authority

Stay up to date on the situation in Oregon at the Oregon Health Authority website.


Hood River County Health Information

The Hood River County health department will have up to date information about our local situation.  Visit their website here.


Informacion en español

La Autoridad de Salud de Oregon (OHA) ya tiene información y recursos en Facebook en español.  OHA en Español 

El Centro de Control de Enfermedades de los Estados Unidos (CDC) solo tiene información limitada en español en este momento. A medida que agreguen más, actualizaremos nuestro sitio. En este momento, solo proporcionamos información de fuentes de información estatales, federales o nacionales.

También hemos añadido una enlace a la Secretaria de Salud en Mexico, donde puede encontrar mas información. 

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Mailing Address: FISH, 1767 12th Street, #147, Hood River, OR 97031

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