For the second time in two months, the Oregon Health Authority reported a COVID-19 workplace outbreak at CHI Mercy Medical Center.
Winston Middle School’s new counselor resigned because she didn’t feel safe returning to work — and she’s not alone.
A first grader at East Primary School in Sutherlin has tested positive for COVID-19, according to an announcement from Superintendent Terry Prestianni.
The Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team reported four new cases of positive coronavirus test results, bringing the county’s total to 229 positive cases as of noon Saturday.
The Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team reported two new positive test results for coronavirus in its noon update Thursday.
The News-Review got a chance to ask CHI-Mercy Medical Center Communications Director Kathleen Nickel about some of the issues the hospital has had during the coronavirus pandemic. The following are some of her responses.
Several school districts in Douglas County were told by state officials that they cannot start on-site instruction for all grades due to a recent increase in COVID-19 cases in Douglas County.
Jane Harvey has delivered food a few times to a woman in Roseburg who is at a higher risk for contracting COVID-19, but she hopes to start delivering to more people soon through PDX Concierge.
The Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team reported two new people with confirmed test results of COVID-19 and five new presumptive cases for a total of 221 since its noon update on Monday.
Another three new COVID-19 cases were reported in Douglas County on Friday, while one of the five cases reported Thursday was retracted from the total after it was learned that patient is not a county resident.
The Henhouse Cafe and Lounge in Riddle has closed its doors temporarily after learning a customer had tested positive for COVID-19.
Gone are the days that school buses pull up to the Boys & Girls Club of the Umpqua Valley to drop off students for after-school care and activities.
Douglas County reported no new cases of COVID-19 Saturday, leaving the total of positive and presumptive cases at 180.
There were no new reported cases of COVID-19 in Douglas County as of noon Friday, which means the total number will stay at 180.
Teachers at Hucrest Elementary School took shelter underneath canopy tents while students and their parents drove through the parking lot as part of a Beep and Greet event Wednesday afternoon.
A new study by the Douglas Public Health Network indicates that 81% of the earliest reported COVID-19 patients in Douglas County are still feeling ill today.
A 70-year-old woman from Douglas County who had contracted the coronavirus died Saturday at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland, according to Douglas County Public Health Officer Dr. Bob Dannenhoffer.