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

8-11-20:  The Fir Mountain Fire is 90% contained; 
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?
 recap of eoc july Business mask distribution -
17,625 masks went to 220 hood river businesses:

 

8-10-20: Fir Mountain Fire now 80% contained;

response downgraded to type 4 incident management team.

firefighting managed by ODF (oregon dept. of forestry) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8-10-20: New State rules for landlords and renters:

evictions and rental assistance:

Spanish      English

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

updated face covering regulations

state's updated social gathering guidance

 

7-15-20: business outbreak at tofurkey

7-13-20: workplace Outbreak at columbia gorge organic

packing house

   

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:   

 ENGLISH     Spanish 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

                                                                                                     TOURISM OFFICIALS send CLEAR safety MESSAGE

FOR JULY 4 WEEKEND

july 1: governor orders face coverings statewide

      

               oregon Q&A: do's - don'ts and state closures

 AVOID LARGE GATHERINGS, wear MASKS;

practice SOCIAL DISTANCING for JULY 4 HOLIDAY

JUNE 24: Governor: wear face masks indoors, hood river

 

     hood river County enters Phase 2 reopening

business owners: which reopeninG guidance to use? 

6-19-20  Oregon's long term care facility testing plan

6-12-20: Governor puts state's reopening on hold;

hood river's phase 2 application dela

6-10-20 businesses: here's a 1-page chart of safety guidance -

for all reopening phases

INCREASED CASES FROM TESTING AND CONTACT TRACING

6-5-20: Governor's updated covid guidance for business

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gorge Recreation - What's OPen, what's closed? 

 governor approves hood river county's PHASE 1 reopening May 15 

 

hood river county adopted reopening plan 5-7-20

Hood River board of county commissioners considers reopening plan 5-7-20,  Unified message - closed for recreation

Hood river county order no.20-001

Hood River Health department psa 4/6/2

Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of Covid-19

USFS CLOSES NATIONAL FOREST LANDS IN THE GORGE

Request for ppe donations

Executive Order: Stay Home Except for Essential Needs

Hood River County Closes Buildings to the Public

 

 

 

 

 links

HRC Citizen Alert.PNG

 

This website is for Hood River County residents and businesses to help navigate the COVID-19 health emergency.

 

This website is supported by Hood River County Sheriff's Office of Emergency Management, Hood River County

Public Health,  the Cities and Ports of Hood River and Cascade Locks, Hood River County School District and Hood River County Prevention Department.

Working together, we can prevent COVID-19 from reaching residents.  Please take preparedness steps to keep the coronavirus from spreading.