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Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) officials reported three new cases of COVID-19 in the community, bringing the total to 44, as of Friday, May 29, according to a news release.

Governor Kate Brown on Friday, May 22 ordered all flags at Oregon public institutions to be flown at half-staff in honor of the victims of the novel coronavirus pandemic until sunset, May 24, in accordance with a nationwide proclamation issued by President Trump.

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The Oregon Air National Guard is scheduled to continue flying multiple F-15 Eagle flyovers over hospitals and other locations throughout Oregon Friday, May 22 and Monday, May 25 in order to salute Oregonians on the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic, lift morale during a time of severe healt…

Starting Thursday, May 21, the Oregon Employment Department is providing unemployment benefits through the CARES Act Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) program. PEUC is a 13-week extension of Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits for claimants who have run out of regular bene…

Public health measures implemented in March to combat the rapid spread of COVID-19 are having an unprecedented economic impact on Oregon and the United States. April provides the first full month of data measuring the initial impact on businesses and the unemployed, according to a news release.

Gov. Kate Brown is allowing nearly all of Oregon’s counties outside the Portland metro area to begin reopening Friday, as well as all retail statewide, save shopping centers and malls, if they can maintain social distancing and other safety measures for employees and customers.

Oregon Health Authority announced on Tuesday, May 12 that it has distributed 12 additional Abbott ID NOW rapid testing instruments to various healthcare providers around the state, including Sky Lakes Medical Center, according to a news release.

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Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) officials report a new presumptive case of COVID-19 in the community, bringing the total to 41, according to a news release. Going forward, Klamath County’s total cases will include both confirmed and presumptive numbers.

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Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) officials have reported a new case of COVID-19 in the community, bringing the total to 40, according to a Klamath County Public Health news release. The total includes seven active cases and 33 recoveries. Laboratories had processed 2,477 tests for Klamath…

In an effort to ensure access to COVID-19 testing throughout Klamath County, Klamath Health Partnership next week is offering free testing in Merrill and Malin.

Come May 15, Oregon will take its first steps along the tightrope of reopening public life, tentatively lifting its coronavirus stay-home order and once again changing the rules of social and economic engagement across the state.

Governor Kate Brown Thursday announced new details of her framework for rebuilding a safe and strong Oregon, including new guidance for counties and businesses on the phased reopening process. The guidance is the product of a robust engagement process with stakeholders, doctors, health exper…