Two senior care and assisted living facilities and one Roseburg Forest Products plant saw significant increases of positive COVID-19 cases, according to the Oregon Health Authority’s weekly outbreak report, released Thursday.
Timber Town Living, an assisted living facility in Sutherlin, reportedly had 20 new positive coronavirus tests associated with the facility, pushing the total count of its current outbreak to 39 cases. The outbreak at Timber Town Living was first reported Aug. 16.
Adams House Assisted Living in Myrtle Creek added 19 such cases over the past reporting week, with its first case reported Aug. 24.
Other senior living and congregate living facilities in Douglas County which saw an increase in cases included:
- Umpqua Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, one new case, six total, first reported July 7
- Bridgewood Rivers Assisted Living, two new, 15 total, first Aug. 4 (two deaths)
- The Pines at the Landing, one new, eight total, first Aug. 20
- Riverview Terrace, one new, four total, first Aug. 20
Chantele’s Loving Touch Memory Care in Sutherlin, which has had a previously reported outbreak, returned to the health authority’s outbreak list with a reported 11 new cases, the first reported Aug. 25.
Roseburg Forest Products’ Dillard plywood plant had 10 cases added to its current outbreak, raising its total to 37 cases. The last reported case at the plant was Sept. 1. RFP’s Riddle engineered wood plant added five cases for a total of 30, while Riddle’s plywood plant (37) and the Dillard Lumber plant (30) reported no new cases.
Other Douglas County workplaces which added cases to current outbreaks included:
- Douglas County Jail, six new, 20 total, last reported Aug. 26
- Costco Wholesale, two new, 19 total, last Aug. 25
- Applebee’s, two new, nine total, last Aug. 28
- UPS, two new, nine total, last Aug. 31
- Walmart, one new, 13 total, last Aug. 30
- Sherm’s Thunderbird, one new, seven total, last Aug. 27.
The TMS Call Center in Roseburg and Ingram Book Company in Green saw no new cases, while South River Community Health in Winston, Fred Meyer and Umpqua Dairy were moved to the health authority’s “resolved outbreak” category.
Any senior care or congregate living facility or workplace must go 28 days from its last reported case to be moved from an active outbreak to the resolved outbreak list.