Coronavirus & Vaccine Watch

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Vaccine Watch: Jackson County Public Health and Jackson County Library Services advocate for the flu shot

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Lack of hospital beds delayed Shady Cove man's heart surgery in Portland
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Coronavirus Watch: Lack of hospital beds delayed Shady Cove man's heart surgery in Portland

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Coronavirus Watch: Medford City Council cuts the cost of parklets downtown

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School Watch: Medford School District approaches October 18th Covid vaccine deadline

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The US death toll from Covid-19 just surpassed that of the 1918 flu pandemic

Image for SchoolWatch: Klamath County School District again lobbies Gov. Brown for local control of COVID-19 decisions

SchoolWatch: Klamath County School District again lobbies Gov. Brown for local control of COVID-19 decisions

Image for SchoolWatch: New Hope Christian middle school students quarantined due to COVID-19 case

SchoolWatch: New Hope Christian middle school students quarantined due to COVID-19 case

Image for Asante hospitalizations down to their lowest point since early August

Asante hospitalizations down to their lowest point since early August

Image for FireWatch: Cougar Peak Fire burns  89,203 acres, 6% contained

FireWatch: Cougar Peak Fire burns 89,203 acres, 6% contained

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Five Oregonians have been hospitalized after misusing ivermectin, OHSU says

Image for Idaho's struggle to keep up with Covid-19 surge puts pressure on Washington state hospitals

Idaho's struggle to keep up with Covid-19 surge puts pressure on Washington state hospitals

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FDA advisers first rejected Pfizer's booster application -- but then voted to recommend a third shot for certain Americans

Image for Lake County experiencing sharp rise in COVID-19 cases
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Lake County experiencing sharp rise in COVID-19 cases

Image for Coronavirus Watch: More than 80 percent of Oregon COVID-19 cases still among the unvaccinated

Coronavirus Watch: More than 80 percent of Oregon COVID-19 cases still among the unvaccinated

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Oregon cases, hospitalizations, and deaths finally started to abate last week

Coronavirus Watch: Oregon cases, hospitalizations, and deaths finally started to abate last week

Image for SchoolWatch: Roughly one hundred Talent Middle School students quarantined due to COVID-19
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SchoolWatch: Roughly one hundred Talent Middle School students quarantined due to COVID-19

Image for SchoolWatch: RCC not requiring students or staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19
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SchoolWatch: RCC not requiring students or staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19

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Massachusetts activates up to 250 National Guard troops to drive school vans

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Ashland Chamber's 2021 Children's Halloween Parade cancelled

Image for Coronavirus Watch: The Oregon Health Authority reports 4,700 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend
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Coronavirus Watch: The Oregon Health Authority reports 4,700 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Medford nursing home contracted as one of eight COVID-19 recovery units in Oregon
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Coronavirus Watch: Medford nursing home contracted as one of eight COVID-19 recovery units in Oregon

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Kingsley Field airmen rerouted to help Sky Lakes in Klamath Falls
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Coronavirus Watch: Kingsley Field airmen rerouted to help Sky Lakes in Klamath Falls

Image for SchoolWatch: Yreka High School will remain on remote learning through next week amid COVID-19 outbreaks

SchoolWatch: Yreka High School will remain on remote learning through next week amid COVID-19 outbreaks

Image for Los Angeles school board votes to mandate Covid-19 vaccine for eligible students age 12 and over

Los Angeles school board votes to mandate Covid-19 vaccine for eligible students age 12 and over

Image for Biden announces new vaccine mandates that could cover 100 million Americans

Biden announces new vaccine mandates that could cover 100 million Americans

Image for Biden to announce that all federal workers must be vaccinated, with no option for testing

Biden to announce that all federal workers must be vaccinated, with no option for testing

Image for Coronavirus Watch: More Kingsley Field airmen deployed to support Oregon hospitals

Coronavirus Watch: More Kingsley Field airmen deployed to support Oregon hospitals

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Jackson and Josephine counties report 8 and 7 new COVID-19 deaths, respectively

Coronavirus Watch: Jackson and Josephine counties report 8 and 7 new COVID-19 deaths, respectively

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Oregon COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations may finally be starting to decline

Coronavirus Watch: Oregon COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations may finally be starting to decline

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SchoolWatch: Oregon education officials issue 'school health advisories' to address COVID-19 risk

Image for Vaccine Watch: Local OSP Officer and firefighter union are suing Gov. Brown over vaccine mandate

Vaccine Watch: Local OSP Officer and firefighter union are suing Gov. Brown over vaccine mandate

Image for Cascade Christian football deals with COVID outbreak, cancels Friday game
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Cascade Christian football deals with COVID outbreak, cancels Friday game

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OSP investigating possible policy violations after trooper's anti-mandate video

Image for Josephine County reports 10 more deaths from COVID-19

Josephine County reports 10 more deaths from COVID-19

Image for Unvaccinated 25-year-old woman dies from COVID-19 in Josephine County

Unvaccinated 25-year-old woman dies from COVID-19 in Josephine County

Image for California hospitals running out of beds as influx of COVID-19 patients continues to increase

California hospitals running out of beds as influx of COVID-19 patients continues to increase

Image for Vaccine Watch: Medford clinic will be part of trials for COVID-19 vaccine boosters
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Vaccine Watch: Medford clinic will be part of trials for COVID-19 vaccine boosters

Image for SchoolWatch: Yreka Union High School goes remote amid growing COVID-19 outbreak

SchoolWatch: Yreka Union High School goes remote amid growing COVID-19 outbreak

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Josephine County Commissioners encourage community to consult doctors on 'personal approach' to COVID-19

Coronavirus Watch: Josephine County Commissioners encourage community to consult doctors on 'personal approach' to COVID-19

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Biden administration's September 20 booster rollout may be scaled back to just Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine at first

Image for Jackson County and Oregon officials urge the public to stay safe over Labor Day weekend

Jackson County and Oregon officials urge the public to stay safe over Labor Day weekend

Image for Providence offers bonuses for current and incoming healthcare workers in big staffing push

Providence offers bonuses for current and incoming healthcare workers in big staffing push

Image for Vaccine Watch: Hundreds of southern Oregon healthcare professionals sign statement urging community to get vaccinated

Vaccine Watch: Hundreds of southern Oregon healthcare professionals sign statement urging community to get vaccinated

Image for Asante Foundation receiving truckloads of snacks, notes, and gifts for hard-pressed healthcare workers
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Asante Foundation receiving truckloads of snacks, notes, and gifts for hard-pressed healthcare workers

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Kingsley Field airmen deploy to support Eugene-area hospitals

Coronavirus Watch: Kingsley Field airmen deploy to support Eugene-area hospitals

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Nurses union says over 100 PeaceHealth nurses on unpaid leave

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Covid-19 patient who had the odds stacked against him returns home after a 45 day battle
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Coronavirus Watch: Covid-19 patient who had the odds stacked against him returns home after a 45 day battle

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Oregon family must travel hours away for daughter's cancer treatment amid hospital staffing shortage

Image for Coronavirus Watch: August was the deadliest month for COVID-19 in Jackson County since the pandemic began

Coronavirus Watch: August was the deadliest month for COVID-19 in Jackson County since the pandemic began

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Asante Three Rivers still slammed with the sheer number of COVID-19 patients
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Coronavirus Watch: Asante Three Rivers still slammed with the sheer number of COVID-19 patients

Image for SchoolWatch: Oregon schools can register for COVID-19 testing of students and staff

SchoolWatch: Oregon schools can register for COVID-19 testing of students and staff

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Jackson County Commissioners worry Covid mandates will cause emergency workers to quit
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Coronavirus Watch: Jackson County Commissioners worry Covid mandates will cause emergency workers to quit

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Oregon has reported 83 more COVID-19 deaths so far this week

Coronavirus Watch: Oregon has reported 83 more COVID-19 deaths so far this week

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Josephine County mobile refrigeration morgue set to arrive this week
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Coronavirus Watch: Josephine County mobile refrigeration morgue set to arrive this week

Image for La Clinica receives a grant to help with pandemic-related health services
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La Clinica receives a grant to help with pandemic-related health services

Image for SchoolWatch: Rogue River Junior Senior High School delays the first day of school to September 7
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SchoolWatch: Rogue River Junior Senior High School delays the first day of school to September 7

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Hull & Hull Funeral Directors works to meet Covid-19 demands

Coronavirus Watch: Hull & Hull Funeral Directors works to meet Covid-19 demands

Image for SchoolWatch: SOU charts a course for cautious start to fall term
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SchoolWatch: SOU charts a course for cautious start to fall term

Image for Kingsley Field firefighters union voices opposition to Oregon vaccine mandate

Kingsley Field firefighters union voices opposition to Oregon vaccine mandate

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Jackson County broke record high for COVID-19 cases again last week

Coronavirus Watch: Jackson County broke record high for COVID-19 cases again last week

Image for Asante providing better understanding of vaccinated and unvaccinated COVID-19 deaths and hospitalizations

Asante providing better understanding of vaccinated and unvaccinated COVID-19 deaths and hospitalizations

Image for SchoolWatch: Rogue River JR/SR High Schools postponing start due to multiple quarantines from COVID

SchoolWatch: Rogue River JR/SR High Schools postponing start due to multiple quarantines from COVID

Image for Britt to require proof of vaccination or negative Covid-19 test

Britt to require proof of vaccination or negative Covid-19 test

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Josephine county requesting trucks for bodies as COVID-19 deaths climb

Coronavirus Watch: Josephine county requesting trucks for bodies as COVID-19 deaths climb

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Poor air quality changes testing and vaccine services at the Expo

Coronavirus Watch: Poor air quality changes testing and vaccine services at the Expo

Image for SchoolWatch: SOU will start the year with three weeks of remote learning

SchoolWatch: SOU will start the year with three weeks of remote learning

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Oregon hits new record high for daily COVID-19 cases with more than 3,200

Coronavirus Watch: Oregon hits new record high for daily COVID-19 cases with more than 3,200

Image for Jackson County reports 6 more COVID-19 deaths, 313 cases on Friday

Jackson County reports 6 more COVID-19 deaths, 313 cases on Friday

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Oregon has yet to bend the curve on COVID-19 surge, OHSU says

Coronavirus Watch: Oregon has yet to bend the curve on COVID-19 surge, OHSU says

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Oregon's mask mandate now outdoor as well as indoor

Coronavirus Watch: Oregon's mask mandate now outdoor as well as indoor

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Jackson County's field hospital request replaced by additional staffing, for now

Coronavirus Watch: Jackson County's field hospital request replaced by additional staffing, for now

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Josephine County Sheriff won't enforce state COVID-19 mandates
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Coronavirus Watch: Josephine County Sheriff won't enforce state COVID-19 mandates

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Jackson County commissioners push back on COVID-19 leadership criticism
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Coronavirus Watch: Jackson County commissioners push back on COVID-19 leadership criticism

Image for Douglas County Sheriff pens letter opposing Governor Brown's mask and vaccine mandates

Douglas County Sheriff pens letter opposing Governor Brown's mask and vaccine mandates

Image for Jackson County libraries to close down indoor service, return to pickup only

Jackson County libraries to close down indoor service, return to pickup only

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Pandemic far worse across Oregon in 2021 than in 2020
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Coronavirus Watch: Pandemic far worse across Oregon in 2021 than in 2020

Image for VaccineWatch: Protesters gather outside Asante in Medford to oppose vaccine mandates
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VaccineWatch: Protesters gather outside Asante in Medford to oppose vaccine mandates

Image for Asante working to expand COVID-19 emergency therapy

Asante working to expand COVID-19 emergency therapy

Image for SOU institutes vaccine or test requirement for Raider home events

SOU institutes vaccine or test requirement for Raider home events

Image for OHSU warns against use of ivermectin for COVID-19 after spike in poisoning reports

OHSU warns against use of ivermectin for COVID-19 after spike in poisoning reports

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Oregon brings in staff to reinforce overwhelmed hospitals in southern and central Oregon
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Coronavirus Watch: Oregon brings in staff to reinforce overwhelmed hospitals in southern and central Oregon

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Jackson County reports record-breaking 614 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday

Coronavirus Watch: Jackson County reports record-breaking 614 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday

Image for Jackson County commissioners to address open letter criticizing COVID-19 response

Jackson County commissioners to address open letter criticizing COVID-19 response

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Local pediatrician seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases among children
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Coronavirus Watch: Local pediatrician seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases among children

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Oregon hits 1,000 COVID-19 hospitalizations statewide as state reports 30 more deaths

Coronavirus Watch: Oregon hits 1,000 COVID-19 hospitalizations statewide as state reports 30 more deaths

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Coronavirus Watch: Sky Lakes opens second isolation unit as COVID-19 starts to surge again

Image for 'We cannot do this on our own': Jackson County Public Health calls for community to help drive down COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations

'We cannot do this on our own': Jackson County Public Health calls for community to help drive down COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Gov. Brown expands mask mandate to include outdoor public settings
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Coronavirus Watch: Gov. Brown expands mask mandate to include outdoor public settings

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Health officials warn people not to take a drug meant for livestock to ward off or treat Covid-19

Image for SchoolWatch: Full-time in person learning resumes for Medford School District
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SchoolWatch: Full-time in person learning resumes for Medford School District

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Oregon reports 24 more COVID-19 deaths, 4,700 new cases since Friday
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Coronavirus Watch: Oregon reports 24 more COVID-19 deaths, 4,700 new cases since Friday

Image for Providence, Asante restrict most hospital visitors amid COVID-19 surge
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Providence, Asante restrict most hospital visitors amid COVID-19 surge

Image for FDA grants full approval to Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, opening door to more vaccine mandates

FDA grants full approval to Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, opening door to more vaccine mandates

Image for CoronavirusWatch: Hospitals overwhelmed in Region 5 as total hospitalizations nears 200

CoronavirusWatch: Hospitals overwhelmed in Region 5 as total hospitalizations nears 200

Image for CoronavirusWatch: MPD cancels safety fair due to coronavirus surge

CoronavirusWatch: MPD cancels safety fair due to coronavirus surge

Image for Coronavirus Watch: UO, OSU requiring proof of vaccination at all university events

Coronavirus Watch: UO, OSU requiring proof of vaccination at all university events

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Asante’s Critical Care and Emergency Departments are under siege

Coronavirus Watch: Asante’s Critical Care and Emergency Departments are under siege

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Coronavirus Watch: New testing & vaccination cite established at Expo

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Gov. Brown mandating vaccinations for all health care workers and K-12 educators

Image for Oregon's total hospital capacity at 7 percent amid ongoing COVID-19 surge

Oregon's total hospital capacity at 7 percent amid ongoing COVID-19 surge

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Portland schools to require all employees to be vaccinated

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Covid-19 vaccine booster shots to be offered to Americans beginning September 20, health officials say

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'This is an absolute crisis': Asante Three Rivers bursting at the seams to meet COVID-19 patient surge

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Oregon reports 2,941 new COVID-19 cases, 15 more deaths

Coronavirus Watch: Oregon reports 2,941 new COVID-19 cases, 15 more deaths

Image for One state is down to 2 ICU beds while thousands of additional students quarantine due to Covid-19

One state is down to 2 ICU beds while thousands of additional students quarantine due to Covid-19

Image for Oregon's unemployment recovery accelerated in July, state economists report

Oregon's unemployment recovery accelerated in July, state economists report

Image for SchoolWatch: Gov. Brown calls on Oregon school officials to heed mask requirements and preserve in-person classes
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SchoolWatch: Gov. Brown calls on Oregon school officials to heed mask requirements and preserve in-person classes

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Josephine County Public Health expresses an urgent need to vaccinate as many people as possible
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Coronavirus Watch: Josephine County Public Health expresses an urgent need to vaccinate as many people as possible

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Oregon reports nearly 4,400 new COVID-19 cases and 14 more deaths

Coronavirus Watch: Oregon reports nearly 4,400 new COVID-19 cases and 14 more deaths

Image for Gov. Brown extends pandemic moratorium on residential foreclosures
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Gov. Brown extends pandemic moratorium on residential foreclosures

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Jackson County saw 1,555 new COVID-19 cases last week, nearly tripling 2020 peak
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Coronavirus Watch: Jackson County saw 1,555 new COVID-19 cases last week, nearly tripling 2020 peak

Image for Coronavirus Watch: COVID-19 kills fully vaccinated woman in Josephine County

Coronavirus Watch: COVID-19 kills fully vaccinated woman in Josephine County

Image for Asante makes COVID-19 testing easier for Southern Oregon residents

Asante makes COVID-19 testing easier for Southern Oregon residents

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Local winemakers meeting the challenges of increased temperatures, ongoing drought, smoky conditions and the pandemic head-on

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Smoke and soot from wildfires may be causing more Covid-19 cases and deaths, study finds

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These 8 states make up half of US Covid-19 hospitalizations. And the surge among the unvaccinated is overwhelming health care workers

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Jackson County Public Health on high alert after rise in cases
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Coronavirus Watch: Jackson County Public Health on high alert after rise in cases

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Gov. Brown deploys Oregon National Guard to help overwhelmed hospitals

Coronavirus Watch: Gov. Brown deploys Oregon National Guard to help overwhelmed hospitals

Image for SchoolWatch: Eagle Point Schools join push for local control of COVID-19 measures

SchoolWatch: Eagle Point Schools join push for local control of COVID-19 measures

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Coronavirus Watch: Oregon's statewide indoor mask mandate now in effect

Image for Oregon posts record-breaking COVID-19 case numbers

Oregon posts record-breaking COVID-19 case numbers

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Public health officials urge mask use at Josephine County Fair

Coronavirus Watch: Public health officials urge mask use at Josephine County Fair

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Jackson County Expo postpones upcoming events due to Delta variant
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Coronavirus Watch: Jackson County Expo postpones upcoming events due to Delta variant

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Jackson and Josephine county hospitals sound the alarm: 'We're out of beds, our staff are stretched'

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HHS will require health care workforce to be vaccinated against Covid-19

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California 1st in US to require vaccines, tests for teachers

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Jackson County requests field hospital, supplies and staff amid Delta surge
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Coronavirus Watch: Jackson County requests field hospital, supplies and staff amid Delta surge

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Masks strongly recommended at Siskiyou Golden Fair

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Oregon's new indoor mask mandate will begin Friday

Coronavirus Watch: Oregon's new indoor mask mandate will begin Friday

Image for School Watch: Medford School Board requests local control over Covid-19 guidance
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School Watch: Medford School Board requests local control over Covid-19 guidance

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Governor Brown will reinstate Oregon-wide indoor mask mandate, require vaccinations for state employees

Coronavirus Watch: Governor Brown will reinstate Oregon-wide indoor mask mandate, require vaccinations for state employees

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Jackson County shatters records for COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations

Coronavirus Watch: Jackson County shatters records for COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Josephine County Public Health urges people to get vaccinated

Coronavirus Watch: Josephine County Public Health urges people to get vaccinated

Image for Coronavirus Watch: OHA reports more than 3,000 case of COVID-19 since Friday in Oregon

Coronavirus Watch: OHA reports more than 3,000 case of COVID-19 since Friday in Oregon

Image for Vaccine Watch: Pentagon will require vaccination for U.S. military

Vaccine Watch: Pentagon will require vaccination for U.S. military

Image for Surge of COVID-19 prompts mask requirement at Oregon DMV

Surge of COVID-19 prompts mask requirement at Oregon DMV

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Jackson and Josephine counties experiencing unprecedented levels of new Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations

Coronavirus Watch: Jackson and Josephine counties experiencing unprecedented levels of new Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Josephine County Public Health recommends vaccinations, masks to combat rising COVID-19 infections

Coronavirus Watch: Josephine County Public Health recommends vaccinations, masks to combat rising COVID-19 infections

Image for OHA reports 141 new cases of COVID-19 for Jackson County, and two deaths

OHA reports 141 new cases of COVID-19 for Jackson County, and two deaths

Image for COVID-19 vaccine breakthrough cases surpass 4,100 in Oregon

COVID-19 vaccine breakthrough cases surpass 4,100 in Oregon

Image for SchoolWatch: Grants Pass parents push back on mask mandates
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SchoolWatch: Grants Pass parents push back on mask mandates

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Oregon cases, hospitalizations, deaths roughly doubled last week

Coronavirus Watch: Oregon cases, hospitalizations, deaths roughly doubled last week

Image for Gov. Brown: Healthcare workers must take weekly COVID-19 tests if unvaccinated

Gov. Brown: Healthcare workers must take weekly COVID-19 tests if unvaccinated

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Oregon Shakespeare Festival begins requiring masks indoors and outdoors
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Coronavirus Watch: Oregon Shakespeare Festival begins requiring masks indoors and outdoors

Image for CDC announces limited, targeted eviction moratorium until early October

CDC announces limited, targeted eviction moratorium until early October

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Jackson County struggles to ramp up COVID-19 response as cases surge

Coronavirus Watch: Jackson County struggles to ramp up COVID-19 response as cases surge

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Local business owners face ongoing challenges amid the pandemic
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Coronavirus Watch: Local business owners face ongoing challenges amid the pandemic

Image for Coronavirus Watch: Jackson County's COVID-19 transmission hit record levels last week amid Delta spread

Coronavirus Watch: Jackson County's COVID-19 transmission hit record levels last week amid Delta spread

Image for OSF reinstates mask requirement for live show attendees

OSF reinstates mask requirement for live show attendees

Image for Oregon officials predict almost 1,200 new COVID-19 cases per day by mid-August
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Oregon officials predict almost 1,200 new COVID-19 cases per day by mid-August

Image for Jackson County sets new record for daily COVID-19 cases; officials underline the need for more vaccinations
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Jackson County sets new record for daily COVID-19 cases; officials underline the need for more vaccinations

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Oregon state employees now required to wear masks indoors

Image for Gov. Brown directs state agencies to require masks in K-12 schools
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Gov. Brown directs state agencies to require masks in K-12 schools

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Coronavirus cases in Oregon continue to rise week over week

Image for Oregon schools mull mask policies as new CDC guidance urges their use
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Oregon schools mull mask policies as new CDC guidance urges their use

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Oregon businesses can now receive unemployment tax relief

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Jackson County Public Health strongly recommends masks in indoor public spaces

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Oregon health officials urge 'universal mask use' in public indoor settings

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Oregon counts more than 1,000 daily COVID-19 cases for the first time since April

Image for CDC changes mask guidance in response to threat of Delta variant of Covid-19

CDC changes mask guidance in response to threat of Delta variant of Covid-19

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Local health experts confirm the Delta Variant is present in the Rogue Valley

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California to require vaccine or testing for state workers

Image for Department of Veterans Affairs will require health workers to be vaccinated

Department of Veterans Affairs will require health workers to be vaccinated

Image for Biden administration announces resources to support people with long Covid

Biden administration announces resources to support people with long Covid

Image for US to keep existing Covid-related travel restrictions

US to keep existing Covid-related travel restrictions

Image for Mobile vaccine clinic available for underserved communities

Mobile vaccine clinic available for underserved communities

Image for More than $1 million in relief grants available for struggling Josephine County businesses

More than $1 million in relief grants available for struggling Josephine County businesses

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Nine Bootleg firefighters test positive for COVID-19

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COVID-19 cases rose 54 percent in Oregon last week

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More infectious Delta variant makes up 83% of new US coronavirus cases as vaccine hesitancy persists

Image for Oregon distance runner Cole Hocker headed to Olympics unvaccinated

Oregon distance runner Cole Hocker headed to Olympics unvaccinated

Image for Gov. Brown urges Oregon tenants to seek assistance for past-due rent

Gov. Brown urges Oregon tenants to seek assistance for past-due rent

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Los Angeles County to restores indoor mask mandate for all

Image for Grants Pass 15-year-old wins $100K college scholarship from vaccine drawing

Grants Pass 15-year-old wins $100K college scholarship from vaccine drawing

Image for Weekly Oregon COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations increase, deaths decrease

Weekly Oregon COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations increase, deaths decrease

Image for Oregon hospital reps push for end of prohibition on vaccine mandates for health care workers

Oregon hospital reps push for end of prohibition on vaccine mandates for health care workers

Image for OSF lifts mask and distancing requirements for summer shows
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OSF lifts mask and distancing requirements for summer shows

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More small business relief grants available in Josephine County

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Grants Pass will keep outdoor 'parklet' dining space through October

Image for Lawmakers reopen Oregon capitol to the public after more than a year of COVID-19 measures

Lawmakers reopen Oregon capitol to the public after more than a year of COVID-19 measures

Image for Report: Oregon's pandemic job losses disproportionately impacted women, young workers, and people of color

Report: Oregon's pandemic job losses disproportionately impacted women, young workers, and people of color

Image for Oregon hits 70 percent vaccination target two days after reopening

Oregon hits 70 percent vaccination target two days after reopening

Image for Sams Valley staple set to close twice a week due to worker shortage
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Sams Valley staple set to close twice a week due to worker shortage

Image for Workplace COVID-19 requirements lifted as Oregon hits reopening date
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Workplace COVID-19 requirements lifted as Oregon hits reopening date

Image for Capacity limits for public pools in Oregon are lifted by the OHA
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Capacity limits for public pools in Oregon are lifted by the OHA

Image for June 27 is the last chance to be entered into Oregon's Covid vaccine lottery

June 27 is the last chance to be entered into Oregon's Covid vaccine lottery

Image for OHA suspends capacity limits at swimming pools, movie theaters and shopping malls

OHA suspends capacity limits at swimming pools, movie theaters and shopping malls

Image for Gov. Brown: Oregon will reopen June 30, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination rate

Gov. Brown: Oregon will reopen June 30, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination rate

Image for Bill to refund Oregon taxes on federal stimulus payments stalls in the legislature

Bill to refund Oregon taxes on federal stimulus payments stalls in the legislature

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Klamath County will move down to Moderate Risk level on Friday

Image for Oregon reports 200 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 1 new death

Oregon reports 200 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 1 new death

Image for OHA reports 289 new COVID-19 cases and 3 new deaths

OHA reports 289 new COVID-19 cases and 3 new deaths

Image for Oregon's takeover of public health in Curry County completes July 1

Oregon's takeover of public health in Curry County completes July 1

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Oregon lawmakers discuss amendment to "pause" evictions

Image for Klamath County offers free rides to get vaccinated against COVID-19

Klamath County offers free rides to get vaccinated against COVID-19

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Last day for drive-through vaccination clinic at the Expo

Image for Oregon's Senators press SBA on sluggish relief roll-out for struggling venues

Oregon's Senators press SBA on sluggish relief roll-out for struggling venues

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Oregon's 'cocktails to-go' are here to stay with new law

Image for Gov. Brown: Jackson County will move to Moderate Risk on Friday
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Gov. Brown: Jackson County will move to Moderate Risk on Friday

Image for OHA reports 167 new cases of COVID-19 and one new death

OHA reports 167 new cases of COVID-19 and one new death

Image for Vaccination clinic at the Jackson County Expo will wind down this month

Vaccination clinic at the Jackson County Expo will wind down this month

Image for With Oregon eviction moratorium expiring, lawmaker pushes financial assistance programs

With Oregon eviction moratorium expiring, lawmaker pushes financial assistance programs

Image for Josephine County will move to Moderate Risk status in latest update, effective Wednesday

Josephine County will move to Moderate Risk status in latest update, effective Wednesday

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Josephine County reduces COVID-19 quarantine time, says cases are trending downward

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OSHA says it will lift workplace COVID-19 rules when Oregon hits vaccination goal

Image for Jackson County reports third week in a row of declining Covid cases, lowest weekly total since September

Jackson County reports third week in a row of declining Covid cases, lowest weekly total since September

Image for Oregon reports 330 new confirmed and presumptive covid-19 cases, 5 new deaths

Oregon reports 330 new confirmed and presumptive covid-19 cases, 5 new deaths

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Oregon Senate Republicans introduce bill to ban 'vaccine passports'

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Governor Brown details what reopening Oregon will entail

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No movement for Jackson, Josephine, Klamath counties in latest risk level update

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Jackson County reports 144th death, 17 new Covid-19 cases

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Klamath Health Partnership to host final drive-through COVID-19 vaccine event, BTS offers free rides to event

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Oregon nearing four million doses administered for Covid-19 vaccines

Image for Jackson County reports lowest new weekly Covid-19 total since October

Jackson County reports lowest new weekly Covid-19 total since October

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Vaccination rates continue to decrease across Oregon

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OHSU joins list of Oregon colleges that will require a COVID-19 vaccine

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FDA warns against unauthorized rapid COVID-19 test kits, issues urgent recall

Image for California to offer $116M in coronavirus vaccine prize money

California to offer $116M in coronavirus vaccine prize money

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Republican lawmakers send letter urging Gov. Brown to drop 'vaccine passport' policy

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Jackson County commissioners will urge Gov. Brown to ditch vaccination status checks

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Opposing proof of vaccine status

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Oregon begins phasing in work search requirements for people on unemployment

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Trail Blazers will debut 'vaccinated sections' for fans after OHA changes venue guidelines

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Jackson County reports fewer than 160 weekly Covid-19 cases for the first time since October

Image for Oregon reports 334 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 4 new deaths

Oregon reports 334 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 4 new deaths

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Covid-19 pop up vaccine clinics

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Lawsuit targeting Gov. Brown's COVID-19 emergency authority dealt a blow in federal court

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California to drop social distancing requirements in June

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Gov. Brown: Vaccine recipients will be eligible for cash prizes or college savings

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Gov. Brown: Oregon will offer series of cash prizes for COVID-19 vaccine recipients

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Five Oregon counties hit vaccination target for move to Lower Risk status

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Under new guidance, Oregon businesses would have to check vaccination status to loosen mask requirements

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SOREDI extends date for businesses to apply for SOCARES funds

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New Oregon Health Authority tool tracks progress toward vaccination goals

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California won't lift its mask requirement for another month

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Jackson County experiences slight increase in Covid cases last week

Image for OHA reports 507 new COVID-19 cases and 2 new deaths

OHA reports 507 new COVID-19 cases and 2 new deaths

Image for PPE giveaway for Jackson County Businesses

PPE giveaway for Jackson County Businesses

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Oregon nears 200,000 total Covid-19 cases

Image for Jackson County Expo clinic now vaccinating those 12 to 15 years old

Jackson County Expo clinic now vaccinating those 12 to 15 years old

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Oregon businesses should await OHA guidance on new CDC changes, officials say

Image for Gov. Brown: Oregon will follow new CDC guidance on masks for fully vaccinated people

Gov. Brown: Oregon will follow new CDC guidance on masks for fully vaccinated people

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SOU joins Oregon universities requiring COVID-19 vaccinations in the fall

Image for CDC eases mask recommendations for fully vaccinated Americans

CDC eases mask recommendations for fully vaccinated Americans

Image for Vaccine advisors approve Pfizer vaccine for kids 12 to 15 in Oregon, California

Vaccine advisors approve Pfizer vaccine for kids 12 to 15 in Oregon, California

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FEMA is providing financial assistance for funeral expenses from COVID-19 deaths

Image for Oregon surpasses 2 million people fully or partially vaccinated

Oregon surpasses 2 million people fully or partially vaccinated

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Getting vaccinated at Jackson County's Expo clinic

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Relief funds available for businesses impacted by latest 'Extreme Risk' week

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Jackson County lags behind state average on COVID-19 vaccinations

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Gov. Brown: 'Most' restrictions will lift once 70 percent of Oregonians 16 and older receive first vaccine dose

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University of Oregon will require COVID-19 vaccinations on campus in the fall

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US FDA authorizes Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine for use in people ages 12 to 15

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Almost two million people in Oregon vaccinated with at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine

Image for Jackson County reports second week in a row of declining Covid-19 cases

Jackson County reports second week in a row of declining Covid-19 cases

Image for Fema plans multiple vaccination clinics across Jackson County

Fema plans multiple vaccination clinics across Jackson County

Image for Phoenix-Talent School District hosts Moderna vaccine clinic

Phoenix-Talent School District hosts Moderna vaccine clinic

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Two new Covid-19 deaths reported in Jackson County

Image for Oregon reports second day in a row of 800+ new Covid cases, 7 new deaths

Oregon reports second day in a row of 800+ new Covid cases, 7 new deaths

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FEMA and Jackson County Public Health provide updates on the CVC Clinic

Image for OHA reports eight deaths, and 844 news cases related to COVID-19

OHA reports eight deaths, and 844 news cases related to COVID-19

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FEMA announces mobile vaccination events for Jackson County

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As Jackson County offers free coronavirus vaccinations, it reports a 60-year-old man as the County’s latest coronavirus-related death

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Medford Grocery Store Hosts Free Coronavirus Vaccinations

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Siskiyou County COVID-19 vaccination clinic scheduled for May 20, 2021.

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Jackson County Public Health works to dispel COVID-19 vaccine myths

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Klamath Union High School will host Pfizer vaccine clinic for those 16 and older

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After tumultuous week, Sams Valley restaurant prepares to reopen on Friday

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Gov. Brown says Extreme Risk counties can move back to High Risk on Friday

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OSU plans to require COVID-19 vaccinations for students and staff during fall term

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Sky Lakes Medical Center offers walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations

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Oregon OSHA adopts rule extending COVID-19 measures in the workplace

Image for Walmart now offering walk-up COVID-19 vaccinations in Oregon

Walmart now offering walk-up COVID-19 vaccinations in Oregon

Image for Congressman Cliff Bentz urges Governor Brown to rescind Extreme Risk restrictions

Congressman Cliff Bentz urges Governor Brown to rescind Extreme Risk restrictions

Image for Sandy mayor announces lawsuit against Governor Brown over COVID-19 emergency

Sandy mayor announces lawsuit against Governor Brown over COVID-19 emergency

Image for Oregon surpasses 2,500 lives lost to Covid-19

Oregon surpasses 2,500 lives lost to Covid-19

Image for Oregon Health Authority reports less than 900 cases for the first time in the last two days

Oregon Health Authority reports less than 900 cases for the first time in the last two days

Image for Jackson County Public Health reports 131st Covid-19 death, 33 new cases

Jackson County Public Health reports 131st Covid-19 death, 33 new cases

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Gov. Brown defends Extreme Risk decision: 'As your Governor, I chose to save lives'

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Curry County begins transfer of public health services to the state next week

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Gov. Brown meets with CVC officials before tour cut short for safety and security concerns

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'We have reached our turning point': County commissioners, restaurant reps lobby Gov. Brown to lift restrictions

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Restaurant owners frustrated with move to Extreme Risk level

Image for Gov. Brown says she intends to 'fully reopen' Oregon by end of June

Gov. Brown says she intends to 'fully reopen' Oregon by end of June

Image for Jackson County Public Health urges vaccinations, appointments optional

Jackson County Public Health urges vaccinations, appointments optional

Image for Gov. Brown tours Amy's Kitchen in White City, discusses future of vaccine distribution

Gov. Brown tours Amy's Kitchen in White City, discusses future of vaccine distribution

Image for Vaccine outreach continues in Klamath County with drive-through clinic, online scheduling

Vaccine outreach continues in Klamath County with drive-through clinic, online scheduling

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Southern Oregon schools not required to reduce in-person learning amid rising case rates

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Extreme Risk mandate draws support from Oregon hospitals, opposition from business leaders

Image for Jackson, Josephine, Klamath counties back to 'Extreme Risk' status on Friday

Jackson, Josephine, Klamath counties back to 'Extreme Risk' status on Friday

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CDC issues new outdoor mask guidance for fully vaccinated people

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Johnson and Johnson vaccine gets reintroduced to local public health

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Some counties may still return to 'Extreme Risk' as Oregon passes hospitalization threshold

Image for Jackson County reports more than 300 cases last week, Josephine County reports new Covid death

Jackson County reports more than 300 cases last week, Josephine County reports new Covid death

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Verizon highlights Talent hero during the Oscars

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Oregon counties to remain in 'High Risk' as hospitalizations stay below 300 beds

Image for Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup recommends resuming use of J&J vaccine

Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup recommends resuming use of J&J vaccine

Image for Oregon Health Authority reports 8 new COVID related deaths, 830 new confirmed and presumptive cases

Oregon Health Authority reports 8 new COVID related deaths, 830 new confirmed and presumptive cases

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Barnstormers Theatre

Image for Klamath Falls restaurant fined almost $28K by Oregon OSHA

Klamath Falls restaurant fined almost $28K by Oregon OSHA

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 313161

Reported Deaths: 3594
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah51245642
Washington34995276
Marion32577393
Clackamas26570271
Lane23989246
Jackson20977257
Deschutes16623102
Umatilla12602125
Douglas10712188
Linn1046886
Josephine8659165
Yamhill744999
Klamath643491
Polk623570
Malheur479467
Benton461927
Coos412069
Columbia324237
Jefferson313746
Lincoln276330
Union272737
Wasco239039
Crook212338
Clatsop211725
Tillamook181523
Baker174421
Morrow167921
Curry166817
Hood River163035
Harney78916
Grant7558
Lake6768
Wallowa50811
Gilliam1374
Sherman1283
Wheeler651
Unassigned00

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 4644566

Reported Deaths: 68019
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles144512125852
Riverside3579884804
San Diego3495814009
San Bernardino3472035506
Orange3146225354
Sacramento1503072089
Santa Clara1405641841
Fresno1358611888
Kern1358421515
Alameda1162141329
Ventura976901120
San Joaquin973871615
Contra Costa95727924
Stanislaus806991234
Tulare72969896
San Mateo52239607
San Francisco51907605
Monterey49465565
Solano44151312
Santa Barbara43112500
Sonoma39441378
Merced39370535
Placer36487364
Imperial34261755
Kings30124284
San Luis Obispo28300313
Madera21707258
Butte21307230
Shasta20683276
Santa Cruz20151211
Yolo19143239
Marin17106242
El Dorado16004127
Sutter13094153
Napa1226895
Yuba926061
Nevada847685
Humboldt829587
Tehama823784
San Benito709067
Mendocino685575
Lassen637627
Tuolumne615393
Lake603687
Amador492259
Glenn398030
Siskiyou389541
Calaveras342266
Del Norte336034
Colusa290918
Inyo166539
Mono14935
Plumas12406
Mariposa99712
Trinity72010
Modoc6278
Sierra1980
Unassigned1650
Alpine1000
Out of CA00