Klamath County Public Health

Tracking Coronavirus in Klamath County

Klamath County, Ore. – Health officials in Jackson and Klamath counties are working closely together to help prevent spread of Coronavirus. Valeree Lane of Klamath County Public Health says that as of Thursday morning, there’s one new case of Coronavirus, bringing Klamath …

Coronavirus testing in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore. – While tests are limited, Coronavirus testing is currently available in Klamath County. “Testing is available in Klamath Falls at Sky Lakes Medical Center, as well as other primary care and urgent care clinics.”  Notes Kellie Hansen, Clinical Manager …

Coronavirus arrives in Klamath County

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Klamath County Public Health is reporting its first presumptive case of Coronavirus. Klamath County Public Health officials are being careful not to release the name of the individual who tested positive for Coronavirus. “No identifiable information will be …

Klamath Falls wood burning advisories

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Smoke from summer wildfires has cleared, but people in Klamath Falls are now bracing for smoke from a different source. Outside of the summer months, wood stoves are blamed for 74% of poor air quality in the Klamath …

Restaurant inspection reports online

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A menu of restaurant inspection reports has now been online for a little over a month in Oregon. The Oregon Health Division launched the website in late January. Ramona Quinn of Klamath County Environmental Health says the site …

Hantavirus confirmed in Klamath County

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A rare, but potentially deadly disease has been confirmed in Klamath County. Health officials have confirmed that a patient has contracted the Hantavirus. “The diagnosis is very difficult,” Dr. Wendy Warren said. “Because it initially presents with symptoms …