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COVID Update from the State 4/12

Civic Action

SALEM, Ore--- As of Sunday, Oregon is reporting 80 new cases of COVID-19, pushing the total in the state to 1,527.  That is according to the State Emergency Coordination Center and the Oregon Health Authority Operations Center.  There is also one new death related to COVID-19 in the state. The state death total is now at 52.  In Oregon, 29,758 …

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46 Cases of COVID in Jackson County 4/12

Civic Action, Local Activism

Three new cases of Coronavirus in Jackson County There are now 46 confirmed cases in Jackson County. Posted: Apr 12, 2020 MEDFORD, Ore. -- JACKSON COUNTY:  Jackson County Public Health is announcing three new cases of COVID-19.  Jackson County Public Health says the three new cases were confirmed on Saturday, April 11th. No new cases have been confirmed as of …

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Deaths and Infection Don't Take a Holiday 4/12

Civic Action

April 12, 2020 Oregon reports 1 new COVID-19 death, 80 new COVID-19 cases PORTLAND, Ore.— COVID-19 has claimed 1 more life in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll from 51 to 52, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 8 a.m. today. Oregon Health Authority also reported 80 new cases of COVID-19 as of 8 a.m. today bringing the state total …

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ACES Speaks Out: Ashland's Financial Heart Has Stopped

Civic Action, Local Activism

The Chronicle Editor doesn't write these articles that you find on our website. Our editors select the articles to post - there is always an author posted - ACES' Treasurer is the author of this article. The financial heart of Ashland has stopped beating. The Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Southern Oregon University and most of our businesses are closed. COVID-19 would …

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Oregon Health Authority Update 4/12

Civic Action, Local Activism

Data current as of 4/11/2020, 8:00 a.m. Updated daily.Positive1,447Negative27,191Total persons tested28,638Total deaths51 April 11, 2020 COVID-19 Daily Update - Produced jointly by the Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Office of Emergency Management. It details the overall picture of the COVID-19 response across government agencies.COVID-19 Weekly Report, April 7, 2020Projected COVID-19 Epidemic Trends and Health System Needs for Oregon: March 23, 2020 |  Update …

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PPEs Arrive in Oregon

Civic Action, Local Activism

Oregon receives federal shipments with thousands of PPE for healthcare workers A shipment of 78 pallets containing PPE from USAID arrived in Oregon on Friday, the Office of Emergency Management said. SALEM, Ore. — Frontline health care workers in Oregon should soon be getting a much-needed boost of personal protective equipment (PPE) after the state received a federal shipment on …

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Tips for Staying Informed, Not Overwhelmed!

Civic Action, Local Activism

Tips for staying informed, not overwhelmed, while reading the news April 9, 2020 If you find yourself reading the news more often during times of crisis, it’s because news sources have actually become part of our flight or fight instinct. They provide us with the information we need to make decisions about how to ensure our own livelihood, but how …

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COVID and the 5 Stages of Grief

Civic Action, Local Activism

COVID-19 and the 5 stages of grief We are grieving as a nation and as a world. In the very literal sense, we are grieving the thousands of lives lost to COVID-19, but we are also grieving the loss of our normal lives. The loss of work, school, eating out, hugs with friends, travel, and so much more. Assessing our …

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Math in Ashland is Complicated!

Civic Action, Local Activism

Math in Ashland is Complicated No lay-offs planned at the city By Julie Akins For The Ashland Chronicle We recently reported in error that the City of Ashland is losing $16,500 dollars per month in revenue as a result of the shelter in place order and subsequent business closures due to the Covid-19 virus pandemic. We apologize for this error. …

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Governor: Use Face Masks

Civic Action, Local Activism

Governor Kate Brown encourages use of face masks in public SALEM, Ore. – KOBI Source Oregon Governor Kate Brown issued a statement following the CDC’s latest guidance about using face masks in public. She issued the following comments on the morning of April 7: “This is a rapidly-evolving situation, and each day we learn more about this virus,” said Governor …

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