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Oregon Shakespeare Festival Pulls Plug

Civic Action, Local Activism

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Pulls Plug Et tu Brute’? By Ashland Confidential for The Ashland Chronicle (Ashland, OR)   It hasn’t been a good year for the City of Ashland. The novel coronavirus shut everything down just as tourist season began. The latest blow was an announcement from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival that it will not open until September, six months from …

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Jackson County 19 Cases 3/29

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Jackson County reports six new COVID-19 cases, bringing total to 19 JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Jackson County Public Health reported six new cases of COVID-19 Sunday bringing the total in the county to 19. There are still no fatalities in the county at this time. Of the six new cases, 50 percent are male and 50 percent are female. Two …

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Oregon Health Authority Update 3/29

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March 29, 2020 Oregon reports 69 new COVID-19 cases PORTLAND, Ore.— Oregon Health Authority reported 69 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 548, as of 8 a.m. today. No new deaths were reported. The number of COVID-19 deaths in Oregon remains at 13, as of 8 a.m. today.  The new COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Clackamas (3), Deschutes (3), Hood River (1), Jackson (11), …

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Jackson County Update 3/29

Civic Action

Six new COVID-19 cases in Jackson county bringing total to 13 JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Jackson County Public Health reported six news COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 13. There are no fatalities in Jackson County from coronavirus at this time. 50 percent of the new cases are male and the other half …

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URGENT: Some Gas Stations Can Go to Self-Service from Office of State Fire Marshal

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Oregon allows gas stations to adopt self-service for the near future due to COVID-19 The Office of the State Fire Marshal announced a new temporary rule that allows for self-service at gas stations in the state. KDRV SALEM, Ore. — People in Oregon may be able to pump their own gas for at least the next two weeks due to …

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Oregon Health Authority: 13th Death with 65 new cases of Covid-19 3/28

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COVID-19 has claimed one more life in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll from 12 to 13, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 8 a.m. today. Oregon Health Authority also reported 65 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 479, as of 8 a.m. today. The COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Benton (3), Clackamas …

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Oregon Health Authority Update 3/28

Civic Action, Local Activism

Oregon reports 13 COVID-19 death, 65 new COVID-19 cases PORTLAND, Ore.— COVID-19 has claimed one more life in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll from 12 to 13, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 8:00 a.m. today. Oregon Health Authority also reported 65 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 479, as of 8:00 a.m. today. The COVID-19 …

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County Services Update for low income 3/28

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Much of this is in the media, but I thought you might want a summary of what the County is doing (forward as appropriate):County Partners Join Together to Feed and Care for Homeless on Greenway. Portable toilets and hand washing stations were delivered to the Greenway. Sack meals are still on schedule to be delivered this Friday and will be …

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Ashland Community Hospital Activates Isolation Unit

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COVID-19 isolation unit activated at Ashland Community Hospital ASHLAND, Ore. – A specialized isolation unit for COVID-19 patients in southern Oregon has reportedly been activated. Source KOBI According to an internal document verified by numerous sources with Asante, the health system has opened the Ashland Infection Control, Assessment and Response (ICAR) facility for COVID-19 patients with mild to moderate symptoms …

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URGENT:Community Spread in Jackson County

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Jackson County now in 'rapid community spread' as confirmed COVID-19 cases rise to seven Jackson County Public Health announced the new cases of COVID-19 in a press release on Friday morning. MEDFORD, Ore. — Public health officials in Jackson County say that three more positive cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus have been found in the county, bringing the total to …

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