Monthly Archives: March, 2020
Lincoln County Public Health announced today Lincoln County’s second positive case of COVID-19, bringing Lincoln County’s total to two confirmed cases.
Lincoln County Emergency Public Information Call Center is answering the public's questions and keeping mental health in check with trained volunteers to take pressure off of essential services.
Chinook Winds Casino Resort announced Monday night it will stay closed through at least April 15, lay off employees and cancel hotel bookings due to Covid-19.
Lil Sambo's has been a coastal landmark since the 50s and recently closed along with myriad other restaurants due to COVID-19, but restaurateur Cary Moore has built a drive-up window to bring pancakes and bacon to the sheltered masses.
COVID-19 has claimed one more life in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 12, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 8 a.m. today.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) beneficiaries can now use their EBT cards to purchase groceries from online retailers Amazon and Walmart due to a rapid adoption after a pilot program and COVID-19.
“The response has been remarkable,” said Taylor Gilmour, assistant vice president of Samaritan Foundations. “It is clear that we are surrounded by a caring community who wants to ensure the health and safety of health care professionals and patients and for that we are thankful.
Oregon Health Authority held a webinar Thursday, March 26 outlining the Governor’s Joint Task Force for Health Care Systems response to COVID-19 action plan and addressed problems that could be presented by a COVID-19 surge.
Pharmacies in Lincoln City are doing things differently due to COVID-19 and have implemented measures to keep people who need medications safe.
Lincoln County Commissioner Claire Hall speaks about the Lincoln County resident who tested positive for COVID-19.
COVID-19 has claimed 2 more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll from 8 to 10, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 8:00 a.m. today.
The Oregon Health Authority today announced Lincoln County’s first presumptive positive case of COVID-19. The new case brings Oregon’s total to 209 cases.
In support of the stay-at-home directive ordered by the state of Oregon, Pacific Power will maintain reliable power to all customers during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
COVID-19 has claimed three more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to eight, the Oregon Health Authority reported 8 a.m. today.
Twenty-four-year-old Newport woman Ashley Hunt was arrested for arson Sunday night for allegedly setting the 4-plex where she lives on fire.
Oregon Governor Kate Brown issued an executive order Monday, tightening restrictions on commerce and ordering Oregonians to stay home to the "maximum extent possible."
The Oregon Office of Emergency Management has a website where Oregonians can donate supplies, volunteer and get real time information about COVID-19.
The Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department issued a news release Sunday, stating they will close state parks "end of day" Monday and will close beaches if social distancing is not followed.
Lincoln County Commissioner Kaety Jacobson spoke to the public Sunday on behalf of Lincoln County and her fellow commissioners with a COVID-19 update.
Oregon Health Authority announced COVID-19 has claimed another life in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll from four to five. OHA reported 24 new cases Sunday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 161.
Lincoln City Homepage sent an email to Oregon Rep. David Gomberg Friday asking what could be done about hotels and vacation rentals remaining open in Lincoln City.
Lincoln City City Hall will not be open to the public Monday, March 23 and neither will city parks, open spaces or bathrooms.
In a live stream video Friday night, Governor Kate Brown ordered all Oregonians to remain at home with a new slogan: "stay home, stay healthy."