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

2-24-21 hood river county covid cases:

1061 positive, 15 active cases, 2 monitored, 29 deaths;

34 hospitalizations

3,712 vaccinated, 

24,844 negative tests;

county downgraded to "moderate" risk this week, allowing more business reopening

2-24-21 WASCO COUNTY COVID CASES:

1218 positive, 25 deaths,

25,352 negative,

3681 vaccinated in wasco,

county downgraded to "high risk"

this week

free covid testing events

DRIVE UP / WALK THROUGH

WEEK OF FEB 22

TUES. 2/23   MARINE PARK, CASCADE LOCKS

WED. 2/24   PARKDALE ELEMENTARY

THURS. 2/25  RIVER OF LIFE CHURCH, HEIGHTS. 

APPOINTMENT REQUIRED.

DETAILS:    ENGLISH      SPANISH

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

visit 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

2-1-21: hood river county 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.

1-29: oregon counties have new outdoor dining guidance
from the state: 

As of Jan. 29, Oregon restaurants, bars, distilleries and tasting rooms may allow outdoor structures with a cover, like an awning or roof, with at least 50% of the square footage of its sides open for airflow. Enclosed sides may not be next to each other.

 

On 2/9/21 Hood River County was downgraded to HIGH RISK from EXTREME.

Read the full guidance.

National Weather Service warns:

THURS EARLY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY

snow across hood river and gorge,

high winds, very low night time temps.

possible freezing rain.

SNOW, sometimes heavy, THURSDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND

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

1-26-21 Return to school update

from hood river county

school district

covid testing in the gorge - where?

visit this healthy gorge initiative website: 

https://www.gorgeimpact.com/

FREE COVID TESTING EVENT

wed. jan 1/27 10-3,   white salmon, wa

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

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 

disaster PREPARedness-

get ready gorge!

Get a flu shot.

national preparedness month

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

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