coronavirus

Numerous COVID-19 outbreaks reported in Jackson County

MEDFORD, Ore. – Several COVID-19 outbreaks are being reported in Jackson County, including at a Medford healthcare provider. Asante released the following statement on Friday, July 30: “The outbreak at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center involved seven employees from one department. This …

OSF to require masks starting August 4

ASHLAND, Ore. – One of the largest tourist draws in Southern Oregon is reinstating some COVID-19 restrictions. Earlier this month, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival announced it will welcome back full-capacity audiences to the outdoor Allen Elizabethan Theatre starting July 14. Social distancing …

CDC COVID document leaked

(NBC) News has broken overnight revealing internal CDC documents that warn the “war has changed” due to the Delta COVID variant. The document in the form of a slide presentation was first obtained and posted online by the Washington Post. It states …

CDC updates COVID-19 testing guidance

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – The CDC says fully vaccinated individuals should get tested if they have been exposed to covid-19. The agency previously said that those who are fully vaccinated do not need to get tested following exposure unless they begin to …

OHA recommends universal mask use indoors

SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon Health Authority is recommending the use of mask in all indoor settings, regardless of vaccination status. The OHA issued the following statement Tuesday evening: In response to a large jump in cases and hospitalizations and new national …