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COVID-19 outbreak at Hillside Place senior community

Lincoln County Public Health and Hillside Place of Lincoln City announced today the results of testing of all staff and residents done on Friday.

Nine things to know about COVID-19 transmission

For a clear, local snapshot of what is known about virus transmission today, Mollie Vance, RN, supervisor of Lincoln County Public Health’s communicable disease division, participated in the following Q & A.

Most restaurants and bars in Oregon following COVID-19 requirements

Oregon Liquor Control Commission inspectors swept across Oregon over the Fourth of July weekend and checked 800 businesses for compliance with social distancing requirements issued by Governor Kate Brown.

Lincoln County reports fourth local COVID-19 death

A 96-year-old woman is Lincoln County’s fourth reported local COVID-19 related death. She died July 2 at her residence and had underlying medical conditions.

Lakeview Senior Living staff member tests positive for COVID-19

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.

Lincoln County’s second COVID-19 death, contact tracing accelerated

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.

Dial 2-1-1 to get your share of Covid windfall

Fat checks from Washington were just the tip of the iceberg as government officials from Lincoln City to the state capitol continue to throw cash at the Covid-19 pandemic.

Chinese face masks arrive just in time for new rules

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 to resume COVID-19 daily updates

Lincoln County told Homepage Tuesday it will restart daily COVID-19 updates after announcing they would no longer be providing the updates Saturday.

Lincoln County announces 14 new COVID-19 cases

Lincoln County Public Health announced 14 new cases of COVID-19 today. This brings the current count to 184 confirmed positive cases.
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Lincoln County Jail inmates to receive free tablets with no internet

Lincoln County Jail staff will have a new tool to supervise inmates and help them gain basic life skills with a new tablet program designed to reward good study habits and keep offenders out of custody.

Coast Guard rescues injured fisherman 150 miles off Newport shore

The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman Tuesday from a 63-foot commercial fishing boat operating about 150 miles offshore from Yaquina Bay, Oregon.

Bridge work will close West Devils Lake Road

A section of NE West Devils Lake Road will be partially, then fully shutdown while Stayton-based contractor, HP Civil Inc., replaces a bridge, causing detours to Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital.

COVID-19 outbreak at Hillside Place senior community

Lincoln County Public Health and Hillside Place of Lincoln City announced today the results of testing of all staff and residents done on Friday.

Students at Samaritan Early Learning Center enjoy wealth of new books

The young readers at Samaritan Early Learning Center have a newly expanded library, thanks to a $1,700 grant from the Walter R. Behrens Foundation, which funds charitable, literary and educational enrichment opportunities in North Lincoln County.