Thirty six new COVID-19 cases were reported Tuesday by the Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team.
Sutherlin and South Umpqua school districts announced Monday that both would transition to distance learning amid rising COVID-19 cases and staffing difficulties.
Roseburg teachers expressed their appreciation for the school district’s decision to return to distance learning during Wednesday’s school board meeting, but a local doctor and grandmother expressed that they would have preferred the district to offer on-site classes.
Riddle School District has added an extra week to the Thanksgiving break as a buffer to help safeguard against COVID-19.
After gathering community input, the Winston-Dillard School District decided not to change anything about its current education model during Wednesday’s school board meeting.
COVID-19 outbreaks tied to CHI Mercy Medical Center and Curry Manor Memory Care grew substantially over the past week, according to the Oregon Health Authority.
Days Creek Charter School Superintendent Steve Woods informed families that the school would return to distance learning, amid rising case counts. The weekly report from Oregon Health Authority revealed one of those cases was a staff member or volunteer at the school.
Despite an executive order from Oregon Gov. Kate Brown that makes her two-week freeze enforceable by law, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will continue its focus on educating people about the latest rules aimed to slow the spread of COVID-19.
The youngest Roseburg Public School students will return to distance learning, as COVID-19 cases and test positivity rates continue to climb in Douglas County.
Gov. Kate Brown’s decision to put a temporary freeze on a host of activities — including dine-in service at restaurants and bars and shutting down gyms entirely —is another jarring blow to businesses that are already reeling from previous restrictions and a slumping economy.
Gov. Kate Brown announced last week that the entire state would go into a two-week freeze on Wednesday in an effort to slow down the spread of COVID-19.
Grace Johnson’s school year started online, then it moved into the classroom and now she may go back to teaching online again.
Beginning Wednesday, the entire state of Oregon will go on a two-week “freeze” in activities, Gov. Kate Brown said Friday afternoon.
Six of Douglas County’s schools were listed as having COVID-19 outbreaks in the weekly report from the Oregon Health Authority, which is less than half of the schools that reported cases.
The Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team reported 28 new coronavirus cases in the county on Wednesday.
A student at Hucrest Elementary School tested positive for COVID-19, the Roseburg school district announced Wednesday.
As new COVID-19 cases in Douglas County continued to climb at an alarming rate Tuesday, community health leaders gathered for a press conference to discuss the preparations they’ve made in case of a continued surge, and to urge members of the public to take safety precautions.
Roseburg Public Schools has delayed the start of in-person, on-site learning for fourth and fifth graders until at least Dec. 7 due to the increase in COVID-19 cases.
Reedsport Community Charter School has moved its education online after a staff member was diagnosed with COVID-19.
An increase in COVID-19 case rates has led Roseburg Public Schools to delay the Nov. 16 return to in-person learning for fourth and fifth graders in the district, the district announced Tuesday.
Douglas County reported 15 new COVID-19 cases Monday, including 11 people who tested positive and four presumptive cases.
Heather Garcia is looking on the bright side of the changes that were made to education at Roseburg Public Schools as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team reported eight new confirmed tests for the coronavirus in its Friday report, raising the total number of cases in the county to 436.
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep through Douglas County and the state, with both setting single-day records Saturday for most reported cases in a day.