The 2022 Walk to Defeat ALS returns in person this year! Join a Walk in your local community and fundraise for ALS research and crucial services for families living with ALS in Oregon and SW Washington.
- At face-to-face meetings and events, our Chapter will follow the State of Oregon and State of Washington guidance for Covid-19 precautions. As of March 2022, the recommendations do not require masking.
- Our chapter will also follow the policy of the facility or buildings where we meet for masking or social distancing, so if a facility requires masking, we will always comply with their direction and will ask you to do the same.
- As we all transition through this change, we ask that everyone respect one another’s space and comfort level. We should all be proactive to ask what the other person is comfortable with. We want to keep in mind that each person is autonomous in their own decisions around masking and social distancing. Whether a person has ALS or not, being cautious around Covid is important. Each person may decide to wear a mask or maintain social distancing and each person’s decision is fully valid and should be respected.
- Some people may not be comfortable attending live events at this time. We understand. Our team is here to listen and discuss any concerns you may have.
- Visit our Covid-19 Vaccine Information hub for updates and to learn more about vaccines, their safety and efficacy, and availability.
For the most recent information about coronavirus (Covid-19), The ALS Association recommends that you reference the websites for the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and state and local health authorities. The ALS Association has also made available a fact sheet about Covid-19 and its impact on people with ALS.
For specific information about symptoms you may be experiencing or questions about personal exposure as someone living wth ALS or as a caregiver, please contact your physician directly.
Thank you for your patience as we manage this rapidy shifting situation.
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