What you need to know about

covid & disasters

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! 

details/register for public health

vaccine appt. here

 

no internet access?

call our vaccination call center

541-387-6911 to schedule

vaccination appointment

best hood river covid STATUS info:

hrccovid19.org

4-5-21 HOOD RIVER PUBLIC HEALTH UPDATE:

  • 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

details here   in spanish here

4-9-21 hood river county covid cases:

1095 positive,  29,570 negative tests

county moved to "low risk"

10 active cases, 31 deaths,

36 hospitalizations

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

DETAILS HERE

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

ON CAMPUS

March 12, 2021:
Hood river county moves
to "low risk" - yay!

what does that mean

for business reopening plans:

4-9-21 WASCO COUNTY COVID CASES:

13,700 vaccinated

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

vaccine update

new one dose vaccine

HOW DO I TELL IF I HAVE COVID,

FLU OR ALLEGERIES?

THE SYMPTOMS LIST - MAYO CLINIC

LATEST ON VACCINATIONS:

HOOD RIVER county

COVID VACCINATION WEBSITE

more HOOD RIVER VACCINE INFO:

Email:  covidvaccine@co.hood-river.or.us
English 541-399-8022   Spanish 541-399-8023

3-1-21  county downgraded to "moderate" risk this week, allowing more business reopening

disaster PREPARedness-

get ready gorge!

tips to help you get ready, gorge!

What's in a go-kit?

here's a checklist

pictures only - no language needed

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

HRC Citizen Alert.PNG

COVID EMERGENCY

history

GOVERNOR DPOWNGRADES HOOD RIVER TO MODERATE -

what does "moderate risk" mean

for business reopening plans?

covid testing in the gorge - where?

visit this healthy gorge initiative website: 

https://www.gorgeimpact.com/

free covid testing events

DRIVE UP / WALK THROUGH WEEK OF FEB 22

DETAILS:    ENGLISH      SPANISH

2-1-21: hood river county covid vaccination update

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 covidvaccine@co.hood-river.or.us.

EFFECTIVE FRIDAY 2/12, HOOD RIVER COUNTY's
covid risk DOWNGRADED FROM
"EXTREME" TO "HIGH"

TUES-THURS 1/19-21: FREE PPE AT HOOD RIVER COUNTY'S PPE DRIVE THROUGH

DETAILS HERE - ENGLISH AND SPANISH

HOOD RIVER - NOON FRIDAY 1/15.

BELLS WILL TOLL FOR LOCALS LOST TO COVID

IN SPANISH

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

Read the full guidance.

2-9-21 Hood RIver Public Health Dept. covID VACCINATION UPDATE

1-26-21 Return to school update

Jan 16-19, 2021:

FREE PPE AND HAND SANITIzER

FOR HOOD RIVER BUSINESSES

DRIVE THORUGH DISTRIBUTIoN CENTER

hood river alliance church, 2650 Montello (off rand rd.)

details here

12-3-20: new governor's covid guidance goes into effect   details here

12-1-20: hood river drops to worst category "extreme risk"

governor's announcement here

download the full pdf guidance here.

hood river = extreme risk - what's allowed 

10-19-20: EMPLOYERS MUST PROVIDE MASKS, GOVERNOR ORDERS. MASKS REQUIRED STATEWIDE

10-15-20: such sad news - first covid death in hood river county

8-28-20: Governor Brown takes hood river county
off the state watch list
8-17-20: nEW OREGON OSHA RULES FOR BUSINESSES

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: New State rules for landlords and renters-

evictions and rental assistance:

Spanish      English

 

Hood river county in phase 2 but on state "watch list" 

for increasing positive cases 

     hood river County enters Phase 2 reopening

hood river county adopted reopening plan 5-7-20

Hood River board of county commissioners reopening plan 5-7-20

Executive Order: Stay Home Except for Essential Needs

3-23-20:  Hood River County Closes Buildings to the Public

 

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

 

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, and our vital network of local partner agencies.

Working together, we can prepare for disasters - and help reduce the impacts of emergencies in our community.

To contact us, please email Hood River County Emergency Manager at barbara.ayers@co.hood-river.or.us