Tag: COVID IN SALEM

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Hey, Salem, the state says it’s time to cut down get-togethers, work from home even more

Viviana Gourley, medical assistant at Salud Medical Center, waits between patients at the center’s COVID-19 testing area on Wednesday, April 29. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) [ NOTE: Salem Reporter is providing free access to crucial information as a community service. Please support our local work by subscribing or contributing to our[Read More…]

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DATA: Covid tests, new cases decline in Marion County following widespread wildfires

Davalee Meade, a paramedic with Woodburn Ambulance Service administers a COVID-19 test during a free drive-through testing clinic on Tuesday, August 25. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) The number of Marion County residents getting tested for Covid plunged in September following widespread wildfires, leading to a drop in total cases of the[Read More…]

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RESOURCE LIST: Where to get rent relief, food boxes

Davalee Meade, a paramedic with Woodburn Ambulance Service administers a COVID-19 test during a free drive-through testing clinic on Tuesday, August 25. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) [ NOTE: Salem Reporter is providing this information free as a community service. You can support dissemination by subscribing. ] As Marion County enters the sixth[Read More…]

Governor calls for tougher enforcement of Oregon mandates – or new restrictions are coming

CERT team volunteer Laura Hildebrandt holds out one of the donated masks during a mask collection event at Woodmansee Park on Thursday, April 16. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) [ NOTE: Salem Reporter is providing this information free as a community service. You can support dissemination by subscribing. ] Gov. Kate Brown said[Read More…]

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QUICK READ: Low rates of Covid in Salem’s unsheltered, whiplash from school reopening rules

Tent sites at Wallace Marine Park on Wednesday, May 27. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) [ NOTE: Salem Reporter is providing this information free as a community service. You can support dissemination by subscribing. ] Local health providers see low rates of Covid in Salem’s unsheltered population One Salem population appears to be[Read More…]