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Oregon Health Authority Update 4/19

Civic Action, Local Activism

April 19, 2020 Oregon reports 2 new COVID-19 deaths, 66 new COVID-19 cases PORTLAND, Ore. — COVID-19 has claimed two more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll from 72 to 74, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 8 a.m. today. The Oregon Health Authority also reported 66 new cases of COVID-19 as of 8 a.m. today bringing the state total to 1,910. The …

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Physical Distancing in Ashland: A Moral Imperative

Civic Action, Local Activism

Physical Distancing in Ashland Physical distancing is working well in the Rogue Valley. Which is why we should continue with all precautions as recommended by health professionals and Gov. Brown. What makes this virus so insidious is that it can be spread by people who are asymptomatic and so don't realize they have it. If you are an asymptomatic carrier …

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Barbra Streisand - Don't Lie to Me (Official Lyric Video) - YouTube

Civic Action

There are no words to introduce this Video. Here is the link --https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNrj87Q-4Yk&feature=youtu.be

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John Hopkins Health Security Update 4/17

Civic Action, Local Activism

New From the Center and Colleagues Public Health Principles for a Phased Reopening During COVID-19: Guidance for Governors As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to progress, most jurisdictions have implemented physical distancing measures to reduce further transmission, which have contributed to reductions in numbers of new cases. As chains of transmission begin to decline, along with new COVID-19 cases, there will …

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Ashland Council Meeting 4/7 Summary - A Must Watch!!

Civic Action, Local Activism

Jim Falkenstein at his best https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16X3xqe6W2c

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County Implementing Contact Tracing 4/16

Civic Action, Local Activism

County health officials implement contact tracing to help prevent spread of COVID-19 MEDFORD, Ore. — As coronavirus cases spread throughout communities,  county public health departments are tasked with figuring out who coronavirus patients have been in contact with. The process is called contact tracing. While the term may be new to the public, health workers are familiar with this kind …

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National Plan to Defeat COVID is Needed!

Civic Action, Local Activism

America Is Crying Out for a National Plan To Defeat COVID-19 Mr. President, back the strategic planners and then please get out of the way. By Beth F. Coye, Commander, U.S. Navy (ret.) at U.S. Navy          Years ago, Commander Joe Fairchild, my boss on a Human Resource Management (HRM) Team in San Diego, gave me stunning news: “I’ve been experiencing sleepless …

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Gov. Brown Issues New Order 4/16

Civic Action, Local Activism

Gov. Brown issues order for local governments SALEM, Ore. – Oregon Governor Kate Brown issued a new executive order that will allow local governments to conduct critical business. Governor Brown declared a state of emergency due to COVID-19 on March 8. After numerous other executive orders ranging from school closures to gathering restrictions, Brown issued another on April 15 to …

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COVID Symptoms Common in Jackson County

Civic Action, Local Activism

Coronavirus symptoms range between patients, according to OHA JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — With coronavirus still being so new, Jackson County Health Officer Dr. Jim Shames says there’s still a lot doctors don’t know. “Every week that goes by we’re learning more about this virus,” Dr. Shames said. With every patient doctors collect more and more information about the virus, including what …

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Ashland: This is no time to fiddle!

Civic Action, Local Activism

Ashland: This is no time to fiddle by Shaun MoranWednesday, April 15th 2020 As the coronavirus strengthens its grip on Southern Oregon, most Ashland businesses, restaurants, hotels and B&Bs remain shut. A huge percentage of Ashlanders are now unemployed or working on a reduced schedule and salary. Many are struggling to make a living and wonder what our town will be …

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What happened last night in Wisconsin should terrify Trump and the GOP

1. What happened last night in Wisconsin should terrify Trump and the GOP 2. Independents are abandoning Trump 3. How does 'Keep America Great' work as a campaign slogan, when America has gone to hell? What happened last night in Wisconsin should terrify Trump and the GOP . The full accounting over last night's dramatic Supreme Court race in Wisconsin …

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