As the federal pandemic unemployment benefits program expires, an estimated 7.5 million families could struggle to make ends meet, according to the Century Foundation, a progressive think tank. NBC News’ Ben Popken explains what’s next for families who received unemployment ...

(CNN) – The U.S. is currently surpassing its average of 160,000 new COVID-19 cases per day. Hospitals are still struggling under the burden of unvaccinated patients and staff shortages. Some states are even getting low on sources of life-saving oxygen. ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Education says school districts can now choose to opt into new COVID-19 testing programs for this school year. Director for the Oregon Department of Education, Colt Gill, tells me the programs are meant ...

MEDFORD, Ore.- La Clinica del Valle Family Health Center in Medford is receiving a generous federal grant. U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley announced the $123,792 grant today. It comes from the Federal Communications Commission’s Covid-19 telehealth program. The ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — Jackson County Public Health is reporting 614 new cases of COVID-19 today. Jackson County Public Health Officer, Dr. Jim Shames, says the new cases reflect health officials catching up on entering the data into their system. He ...

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — A Rogue River man is urging the community to get vaccinated after he nearly lost his fight against COVID-19 a month ago. “It’s changed our life considerably, and not in a good way,” said COVID survivor, ...

SOUTHERN OREGON — Many local school districts will have COVID-19 screenings on campus. Some may even do temperature checks when school returns. The Central Point School District says it’s considering entry point temperature checks at its elementary schools and visual ...

SOUTHERN OREGON — Governor Brown is encouraging schools to follow the state’s rules and require masks in the classroom this Fall. She says she’s been hearing some districts plan to defy the state and risk heavy, daily fines. The Medford, ...

MEDFORD, Ore — The City of Medford will discuss plans to allow restaurants to make parklet seating permanent. Parklets were first introduced last year as a way for restaurants to expand outdoor seating through pandemic restrictions. Establishments can block off ...

JACKSON CO., Ore. — Oregon is set to re-open tomorrow, but locally, county leaders are hesitant to make changes to COVID restrictions since rules from OSHA still remain in place. Oregon Occupational Safety and Health tells me COVID restrictions such ...

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