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COVID-19 RESPONSE: Letter to Employers from Tillamook County Public Health

EDITOR’S NOTE: One the weekly Community Update Tillamook County Community Health Centers Deputy Director Rockie Phillips reported that Tillamook County’s test positivity rate is over 30%, and the county’s has a “high” transmission rate. The 3-day case count (6/24-6/26) – 29 cases; 7-day case count (6/20-6/26) – 79 cases; and for the month of June (6/1-6/26) – 204 cases. TCCHC posted this letter to Tillamook County employers as they are monitoring 15 workplaces for outbreaks with reminders about quarantines and masking. With the county’s high transmission rate, TCCHC encourages everyone to wear a mask indoors or in crowded outdoor locations, and to get vaccinated as COVID-19 continues to be spread throughout our community.
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80 people in Oregon’s federal prison go on hunger strike over conditions

Approximately 80 people inside the state’s only federal prison have been on a hunger strike, protesting conditions inside the facility, according to Oregon’s federal public defender. “We heard last week that some incarcerated people had started a hunger strike, and the government confirmed (Monday) that about 80 people...
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Workers Ink Contract At Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital

Workers providing health care and services at Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital in Lincoln City voted to approve a new contract with hospital management, union officials announced Monday. The agreement covers 115 workers represented by the Service Employees Local 49, including emergency room technicians, certified nursing assistants, respiratory care practitioners, radiologic...
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COVID-19; Lane County GDP Growth; Health Care Workers Win New Contract in Lincoln City; Ice Cream Social

COVID-19 In the past week there were 31 new COVID-19 cases reported to the Oregon Health Authority from the Florence area (1761). Cases of the virus for more rural areas are being tabulated once a week by the OHA. There were 1941 cases reported for the state and 147 for Lane County yesterday. The OHA are also reporting that hospitalizations have surpassed the 400 mark at 402 with 59 individuals in ICU. Locally an employee tested positive at Shorewood Senior Living. The facility conducted tests on all staff and residents and arrived at two more positive tests on Tuesday. The facility is going to do another round of testing today. The positive tests were confirmed by Shorewood to be residents that were fully vaccinated and reportedly have mild symptoms and are being monitored closely.
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