Saturday January 23, 2021




Lincoln County to remain ‘High Risk’ for next two weeks

Lincoln County Public Health officials confirmed Monday night that Lincoln County will remain in the "High Risk" category for COVID-19 under Governor Brown's Oregon’s Risk and Protection Framework.

Samaritan walk-in clinics to close for health care worker vaccinations

The Samaritan walk-in clinics located in Newport and Lincoln City will be temporarily closed to the public Friday, Jan. 15 through Sunday, Jan. 17 so that community health care workers – by appointment only through the county health department – can obtain their first round of COVID-19 vaccinations at those two locations.

Samaritan Health Services COVID-19 vaccine update

Samaritan Health Services expects to receive a "very limited supply" of COVID-19 vaccines by the end of the week and will hold an online question and answer seminar about vaccines Dec. 17.

COVID-19 outbreak at Safeway

At least four Lincoln City Safeway employees have tested positive for COVID-19 according to sources within the company, who spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday evening.

$900K in Grants from Lincoln County available “NOW”

Lincoln County has partnered with Northwest Oregon Works (NOW) to administer $900,000 in grants.

COVID-19: Exploring zip code data

Oregon Health Authority officials will still not provide COVID-19 data by city citing HIPAA concerns, however, a deep dive of the numbers shows a clearer picture by zip code.

What COVID-19 “High Risk” means for Lincoln County

Oregon Health Authority officials increased Lincoln County's COVID-19 risk level Tuesday, moving it into the high-risk category and with it a new list of rules to follow.

December is now upon us

I truly believe that even in the face of all that this year has thrown at us, that we are fortunate to have family and friends we can count on to help us get through difficult times.

Oregon reports 1,233 COVID-19 cases, 24 new deaths

COVID-19 has claimed 24 more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 936, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday Dec. 1.

Enough with the COVID doom and gloom

I just this minute have had enough of the doom and gloom COVID narrative.

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