Monthly Archives: June, 2020
Much has and will be written about this emergency session called by the Governor. Special sessions are infrequent and unusual in the first place. Usually they are called after broad agreement is reached on the issues to be considered.
A busy Saturday in Lincoln City featured local business owners reactions to facemasks and sales, beachgoers turning out in droves and a brush fire brought to heel by the fire department.
Eighty-nine staff at Lakeview Senior Living in Lincoln City were tested for COVID-19 June 17 with one positive result returned Thursday, June 25.
A mammography tech who has been working at Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital just a few weeks has been recognized for her dedication to the field of radiologic technology. Sydney Kasner, R.T.(R)(M), was named the 2019 Student Leadership Development Program Alumni of the Year by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists.
A 63-year-old man is Lincoln County’s second reported COVID-19 related death. This person tested positive on June 10th and died on June 23 in the Samaritan Pacific Community Hospital.
Protective face masks are being distributed in the nick of time to ordinary citizens of Lincoln County after state officials recently agreed to increase the supply.
Lincoln County School District led most of Oregon in the number of reported restraints and exceeded all other districts in the use of seclusion of students for the 2018-19 school year.
NEWPORT — A Lincoln County pandemic task force has been idled by a lack of information about the Covid-19 surge at a Pacific Seafood processing plant, where 124 confirmed cases of the disease on June 7 accounted for Oregon’s largest single-day outbreak to date.
According to medical sources, a Pacific Seafood employee was taken to Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital Sunday afternoon and placed on intensive care after testing positive for COVID-19.
NEWPORT - Former employees from Pacific Seafood in Newport say the COVID-19 outbreak happening now is due to the importation of workers from California, which they say has resulted in 124 confirmed cases as of Sunday, June 7.
Lincoln County Public Health announced 61 new cases of COVID-19 today. This brings the current count to 94 cases.
United Nations World Oceans Day takes place Monday, June 8, and will feature a global virtual event called "Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean" and locally, a webinar invites ocean lovers to "Take a Dive into Oregon Marine Reserves."
Lincoln County Public Health announced three more confirmed COVID-19 cases today. This brings the current case count to 26 confirmed and four presumptive for a total of 30 cases.
NEWPORT, Ore. – Lincoln County Public Health is investigating an outbreak of confirmed COVID-19 cases. Five of the recently announced cases are connected to Pacific Seafood in Newport.
Motels and vacation rentals here are once again open to tourists and operating at a relative gallop after city officials rejected a 24-hour turnaround policy recommended by county officials.
Lincoln County Public Health announced three more confirmed COVID-19 cases today. This brings the current case count to 23 confirmed and two presumptive for a total of 25 cases.
We are fortunate to live in a special part of America that values racial, ethnic, religious, and cultural diversity. But anyone paying attention this week knows that problems persist. Systemic, institutional, and interpersonal racism remains in our country and in our state that must be addressed.
Lincoln County Public Health announced four more confirmed COVID-19 cases today and one new presumptive positive.
Three Lincoln City Councilors have terms expiring Dec. 31 and interested parties who wish to run for the positions can start today.
Providing end-of-life care for loved ones at home is a sad burden for many local families. A generous grant by the Newport Walmart ensures that these patients can rest more comfortably with the gift of extra-long twin sheets to fit the in-home hospital bed.