New & changing info from
hood river county agencies
hood river county covid case counts are listed here
AND emergency UPDATES
4-5-21: next 4-6 weeks are critical -
Get your covid vaccine,
groups 1A and 1B!
no internet access?
call our vaccination call center
541-387-6911 to schedule
Hood river county public health is scheduling large clinics as those qualified to receive the vaccine expands.
If you are in Phase 1a or Phase 1b Groups 1-7, a vaccine is available for you.
The first clinic is Saturday April 10th at the Hood River Fairgrounds, 3020 Wy’East Road Odell.
Vaccinations are available through the Hood River County Health Department, some primary care providers, and Safeway, Wal-Mart and Walgreens pharmacies.
The vaccines are 95% efficient, approximately 1/20 vaccinated people can still get COVID-19 and/or be asymptomatic carriers/spreaders. We've already seen this in Oregon.
Free COVID testing April 5&6
in hood river
4-9-21 hood river county covid cases:
1095 positive, 29,570 negative tests
county moved to "low risk"
10 active cases, 31 deaths,
3-23-21: GOVERNOR'S ECONOMIC RECOVERY PLAN TO AID BUSINESSES
The Governor applies these principles for equitable and rapid economic recovery in her 10-Point Plan:
Action #1: Investing in Oregon’s hardest hit workers (those currently unemployed or underemployed)
Action #2: Reinvesting in innovative housing
Action #3: Supporting resilient rural communities
Action #4: Supporting Oregon’s workforce (those currently employed but struggling)
Action #5: Creating opportunities for Oregonians (workforce development)
Action #6: Getting small business back on its feet
Action #7: Investing in Oregon’s infrastructure
Action #8: Oregonians investing in Oregon
Action #9: Safely reopening Oregon’s economy
Action #10: Innovation in manufacturing
NEW TRAVEL OREGON GRANTS
OPEN TO LOCAL BUSINESSES
TO AID RECOVERY
hood river county building doors re opened to the public 3-29-21
Hood River County still encourages service be provided as much as possible via phone, email, virtual meeting and, when necessary, in person.
Please follow all COVID safety restrictions such as mask wearing and social distancing.
BACK TO SCHOOL UPDATE:
KInDERGARTEN AND 1ST GRADERS
RETURNED TO SCHOOL 3/8,
OTHER GRADES FOLLOWING
GRADES 2ND AND 3RD BACK 3-15-21
4TH AND 5TH GRADE DUE BACK 3/29
AFTER SPRING BREAK
BY 4/15, ALL K-12 GRADES BACK
March 12, 2021:
Hood river county moves
to "low risk" - yay!
for business reopening plans:
4-9-21 WASCO COUNTY COVID CASES:
1251 positive, 27 deaths,
31, 778 negative,
county "lower risk"
new state safety guidance 3-10-21:
YOUTH PROGRAM GUIDANCE FAQ
Indoor Recreation and fitness establishments FAQ
Outdoor Rec and Fitness EstablishmentS FAQ
3-5-21 hood river public health
new one dose vaccine
HOW DO I TELL IF I HAVE COVID,
FLU OR ALLEGERIES?
more HOOD RIVER VACCINE INFO:
English 541-399-8022 Spanish 541-399-8023
3-1-21 county downgraded to "moderate" risk this week, allowing more business reopening
get ready gorge!
tips to help you get ready, gorge!
if we can't reach you, we can't warn you!
opt in to citizen alert here:
here's a car GO KIT FOR Emergencies
and tips for YOUR FAMILY EMERGENCY PLAN
power outage tips
drop, cover and hold on - Great American ShakeOut October 15
for business reopening plans?
covid testing in the gorge - where?
free covid testing events
DRIVE UP / WALK THROUGH WEEK OF FEB 22
Hood River County Health Department receives doses of the COVID-19 vaccine weekly.
We have completed first-dose vaccination to all those in Phase 1a. If you are in Phase 1a and
have not yet received your first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine,
please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
EFFECTIVE FRIDAY 2/12, HOOD RIVER COUNTY's
covid risk DOWNGRADED FROM
TUES-THURS 1/19-21: FREE PPE AT HOOD RIVER COUNTY'S PPE DRIVE THROUGH
HOOD RIVER - NOON FRIDAY 1/15.
BELLS WILL TOLL FOR LOCALS LOST TO COVID
1-11-21: HOOD RIVER COVID VACCINATIONS CONTINUE FOR MEDICAL STAFFS, FIRST RESPONDERS AND SENIOR FACILITIES
1-29: oregon counties have new outdoor dining guidance from the state