Oregon Prioritizes Operating Child Care Centers Financial, Health Difficulties . News
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Oregon Prioritizes Operating Child Care Centers Financial, Health Difficulties . News

Like states across the country, Oregon is trying to balance two competing crises: a deadly virus threatening vulnerable people and a deteriorating economy teetering on the brink of a deep recession. At the intersection of those two problems is Oregon’s overstretched system of caring for its youngest residents.   Nearly half of licensed child care providers in […]

Live Updates: Oregon Coronavirus Deaths Near 100 . News
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Live Updates: Oregon Health Officials Report 69 New Confirmed Coronavirus Cases . News

UPDATE (12:50 p.m. PT) —Health officials in Oregon reported Friday 69 new confirmed coronavirus cases bringing the state’s total known cases to 2,579.  Health officials also announced Friday one new confirmed coronavirus-related death. The number of people who are known to have died of COVID-19 in Oregon is now at 104. Oregon COVID-19 Map This map shows the areas […]

Live Updates: Oregon Coronavirus Deaths Near 100 . News
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Live Updates: Oregon Coronavirus Deaths Near 100 . News

Health officials in Oregon reported Tuesday 31 new confirmed coronavirus cases, bringing the state’s total known cases to 2,385.  Health officials also announced Tuesday seven new coronavirus-related deaths. The Oregon Health Authority details the new deaths as: A 93-year-old female in Clackamas County who tested positive on April 17 and died on April 27 in her residence. She […]

Live Updates: Coronavirus Cases Continue To Rise In Oregon And Washington . News
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Oregon state and local health officials reported 76 new coronavirus diagnoses in the state Saturday. That brings Oregon’s confirmed case total to 2,253. Health officials also reported one new coronavirus-related death, bringing the number of people who’ve died of COVID-19 in Oregon to 87. Oregon’s latest COVID-19 death was a 59-year-old man in Lane County, who tested […]

Oregon Health Lab Runs COVID-19 Test For Gov. Kate Brown, Contradicting Guidelines . News
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Oregon Health Lab Runs COVID-19 Test For Gov. Kate Brown, Contradicting Guidelines . News

It’s now certain: Gov. Kate Brown does not have the novel coronavirus. That’s the conclusion that came back when Brown, 59, decided “out of an abundance of caution” to be tested on Monday, after OPB asked about her showing signs of illness. “That test did come back negative,” Charles Boyle, Brown’s press secretary, said Tuesday morning. But for […]