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Cancellations and Postponed Events

Civic Action, Local Activism

Even earlier this week, the warning had some event organizers to canceled or postpone events in southern Oregon. But on Wednesday night, Governor Kate Brown issued restrictions that effectively ban all events of 250 people or more. Precautions over COVID-19 have also prompted many public-facing organizations to close up shop for a period of time. For information on what local …

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Excellent Source for COVID 19 Updates & Information

Civic Action

You can sign up for daily reports at this link. It may take sometime to get to the sign up because of the demand http://www.centerforhealthsecurity.org/resources/COVID-19/

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Let's Change the Subject --Water Supply

Civic Action

WATER SUPPLY UPDATE               (POSTED MARCH 12, 2020) From TID website https://www.talentid.org/ February was not kind to us this year. More often than not, January and February are our large storm event months adding to our snow pack and helping fill reservoirs. This year those months were unusually dry. The snow pack for the basin is running considerably below average (69%) together …

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Ashland Utility Billing Update

Civic Action, Local Activism

Changes for Utility Bills and Local Tax payments Effective immediately, the City of Ashland is implementing the following adjustments to assist both our residents and businesses impacted by recent community school and event suspensions:Utility Bills Utility customers will not be charged late fees for past due balances through April 30.Utility customers will not be disconnected for late or non-payment through …

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Sunday, March 15, 2020 - Jackson County Health Update

Civic Action

Go to this link for all updates -- https://jacksoncountyor.org/hhs/General/News-Information/category/covid-19

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Stanford Health Care COVID 19 Tips - a Hoax

Civic Action, Local Activism

That Widely Circulated List of COVID-19 Tips Is a Hoax From Los Angeles Magazine Stanford Health Care disavows the viral Google Doc attributed to the university. By Brittany Martin - March 11, 2020Share You may have received it from a concerned family member or coworker, or seen it shared on social media–but that list of coronavirus “tips” that’s been making …

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Jackson County News/Info about covid-19

Civic Action, Local Activism

https://jacksoncountyor.org/hhs/General/News-Information/category/covid-19Click on the box in the upper right-hand corner that has a photo of the Coronavirus and says: COVID-19Coronavirus Disease Information & UpdatesThat takes you to:https://jacksoncountyor.org/hhs/General/News-Information/covid-19-press-conference-videos-1where you can subscribe to daily press videos on YouTube: COVID-19 Press Conference Videos View daily press videos on our YouTube channel COVID-19 Playlist

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City Council to Discuss Coronavirus

Civic Action, Local Activism

City Council to Discuss Coronavirus (COVID-19) The Ashland City Council will be discussing the developments of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) including how the City can help reduce its spread at their regularly scheduled Tuesday, March 17 Council Business meeting starting at 6 p.m. (please note the Monday, March 16 Study Session has been canceled).  The topics discussed will include the possibilities …

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Voting Information: Registration

Civic Action, Local Activism

IF YOU MOVED, or are NEW TO OREGON, CLICK HERE (https://sos.oregon.gov/voting/Pages/registration.aspx?lang=en) to register to vote ONLINE. You can also register in person at the DMV or pick up a Registration form at city hall. REGISTRATION DEADLINE is APR. 28, 2020 to participate in the next election, our primary on Tues, May 19, 2020.

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Message from Councilor Akins on COVID-19

Civic Action, Local Activism

As Coronavirus Spreads Cities Seek Answers Offering Sanitation Services and Financial Assistance SuggestedBy Julie Akins, Ashland City Councilor As the Corona Virus spreads throughout the world and in our communities, cities are seeking out best practices.The State of Oregon is suggesting limiting public events. As a result the Ashland Independent Film Festival and Oregon Shakespeare Festival have closed. Schools have …

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Fwd: Writing 10 million letters to swing state voters will take us months, so we have to start right away. We can't wait until October.

over 1,500 members of the Daily Kos community have signed up in the past week to write letters to unlikely voters in swing states for the November election. Click here to sign up with Daily Kos & Vote Forward to write personalized letters to voters in swing states who are highly likely to vote Democratic if they cast a ballot, but who often don't vote at …

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