Sanne Godfrey

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Sanne Godfrey is the education reporter for The News-Review.

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Sanne Godfrey

No. I'm saying it wasn't the main topic of discussion. And when it was brought up there was no clear answer. As you pointed out in other comments there's no real clarity from health officials on vaccinations. So, I don't want to add a lot of speculative comments, but it's possible teacher…

Sanne Godfrey

It doesn't include it, because there is no conclusive information that teachers will or won't be vaccinated before Jan. 25.

Sanne Godfrey

A school is not a child care facility and thus the criteria for an outbreak are different. Oregon Health Authority releases outbreak information each Wednesday and clarifies what an outbreak is.

Per OHA, an outbreak at a senior living facility is 3 confirmed cases or 1 COVID-19 deat…

Sanne Godfrey

I did not report an outbreak at Cobb in October, but rather I reported that one person at Cobb tested positive for COVID-19. This article clearly states that an outbreak at a child care center is 2 or more cases in centers that have 16 or more children. Cobb had one person test positive, …

Sanne Godfrey

These specific metrics and data sets, released by OHA and ODE each Monday, are used by schools to guide in the decision-making process. That's why it is included in this reporting. It is true that each source (DPHN, OHA, Johns Hopkins, CDC, WHO, or any other source) will have different da…

Sanne Godfrey

According to data released Monday by ODE and OHA the positivity rate is actually down for the past two-week period. This is the data used each week to write about school reopening, as this is the data used by schools to make decisions regarding reopening.

Sanne Godfrey

https://www.oregon.gov/oha/PH/DISEASESCONDITIONS/DISEASESAZ/Emerging%20Respitory%20Infections/Weekly-County-Metrics.pdf and https://www.wesd.org/Page/1282 It's the data released by the Oregon Health Authority and Oregon Department of Education each Monday.

Sanne Godfrey

Required

❏ Where feasible, establish stable cohorts: groups should be no larger than can be accommodated by the space available to provide 35 square feet per person, including staff.

● The smaller the cohort, the less risk of spreading disease. As cohort groups increase in siz…

Sanne Godfrey

There is no requirement to have a test positivity rating under 1%. The test positivity had to be under 5% according to the health metrics, however the state announced that test positivity would not be a factor in September due to a shortage in tests.

Douglas County met the state hea…

Sanne Godfrey

You mean this story https://www.nrtoday.com/news/environment/wildfires/sutherlin-man-arrested-for-starting-fires-in-forest-near-mccomas-creek/article_f2b94a7b-d399-5f56-bae1-645094128e7e.html from a month ago? The News-Review did report it.