COVID-19

How seniors can stay active while staying home

MEDFORD, Ore. —  While people are asked to stay home as much as possible it’s important to stay active, especially for seniors. Even if you’re not sick, doctors say weakness and deconditioning can come after just a few days of decreased physical activity. …

1 new COVID-19 death in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. – There were nearly 100 new COVID-19 cases and one more death reported in Oregon Friday morning. The Oregon Health Authority said the latest COVID-19 fatality brings the state’s total up to 12. The 98 new cases bring the state’s …

Donation drive at The Expo extended indefinitely

MEDFORD, Ore. – Local leaders are asking for household items and volunteers to help out vulnerable people in our community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Jackson County Emergency Operation Center said organizations that help elderly people and the homeless are in need …

1 new COVID-19 case reported in Josephine County

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – There is one new COVID-19 case confirmed in Josephine County, bringing the county’s total to five. Josephine County Public Health officials said they were made aware of the latest case on the morning of March 27. Identifying details …

OSF lays off majority of staff

ASHLAND, Ore. *UPDATE* — Things will be quiet this summer in Ashland as the Oregon Shakespeare Festival puts its season on hold. The announcement was made Friday morning that along with the delay, hundreds of employees would be laid off. “It’s been …