coos county

COVID risk levels updated for Oregon counties

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced the latest update to county risk levels. Late last year, the state created a COVID risk level framework, with individual counties assigned one of four risk levels—Extreme Risk, High Risk, Moderate Risk, and Lower …

Questionable COVID-19 vaccines sent to Coos Co.

COOS CO., Ore. — Coos County Health and Wellness confirmed it received Moderna doses from the same batch which caused severe reactions in California. The county’s Dr. Eric Gleason says no severe reactions have been reported in Coos County by people who …

Coos Co. orgs ask Gov. not to close its state prison

COOS CO., Coos County organizations are pleading for Governor Kate Brown to keep Shutter Creek open. It’s one of three state prisons, that Governor Brown is looking to close in her budget proposal released earlier this month. Non-profit, South Coast Development Council and …

Coos County sees first COVID death

COOS COUNTY, Ore. — Coos County is reporting the first death from COVID-19 in the county. Coos Health and Wellness said the person who died was a 58-year-old woman. She was diagnosed with COVID-19 on October 18 and died on October 22. …

Homes saved from Coos County fire

COOS COUNTY, Ore. – Several homes in Coos County were saved by firefighters this week. The Coos Forest Protective Agency said on Tuesday, a trailer being towed on Highway 38 had a mechanical failure that sparked a fire near mile marker 16 …