What you need to know, hood river:
covid & wildfire season
New & changing info from
local government agencies
hood river county current covid case counts are listed here
AND WILDFIRE SEASON UPDATES
full containment expected Wednesday.
A Red Flag Warning issued today
for critical fire weather, breezy winds and low humidity.
8-10-20: Hood RIver COunty still on state watch list for incReased positive testing rates; COUNTY = 181 positive,
27 active cases, 166 released from quarantine;
0 deaths, 3769 negative tests.
where did masks for businesses go?
8-10-20: Fir Mountain Fire now 80% contained;
firefighting managed by ODF (oregon dept. of forestry)
8-10-20: New State rules for landlords and renters:
evictions and rental assistance:
8-6-20: Firefighters continue to make good progress on the Fir Mountain Fire; despite high winds, firefighters held the fire within its existing footprint.
8-6-20: hood river county case count: 178 positive,
155 released from quarantine, 4 hospitalizations (1 currently,)
23 active cases, 0 deaths, 3733 negative tests
8-5-20: ODF is fighting fir mountain fire that started in eastern HOod river and burned into south western mosier
Hood river county in phase 2 but on state "watch list" for increasing positive cases
8-3-20: 171 positive (to date), 149 released from quarantine,
22 active cases, 3593 negative tests
7-31-20 Fruit packing facility outbreak
7-30-20 Hood River county: 151 positive, 0 deaths, 3,673 tested
wasco county: 124 positive, 3 deaths, 3,336
7-18-20: hrv sports team outbreak
7-15-20 stronger new covid state safety rules:
updated safety guidance from the state
state's updated social gathering guidance
7-15-20: business outbreak at tofurkey
7-13-20: workplace Outbreak at columbia gorge organic
7-9-20: 101st case of covid in hood river county
ONE DAY ONLY - FREE FACE MASKS (KN95 or cloth)
FOR SMALL BUSINESSES - DETAILs HERE:
7-8-20 FROM OHA: There are no “exemptions” from the face covering requirements. An employer may be required to offer accommodations to employees or customers due to a medical condition, but NOT BY allowing them to not wear a mask.
home rental operators: sign up here to offer long term housing to coUNTY for covid response