New & changing info from
hood river county agencies
hood river county covid case counts are listed here
AND emergency UPDATES
new governor's covid guidance
in effect 12/3/20 - details here
hood river in "high risk" category
download the pdf guidance here.
per state, hood river restrictions 12/3:
11-27-20 hood river county covid count:
372 positive, 334 released from isolation,
38 ACTIVE CASES, 10 hospitalized,
2 deaths,6784 negative; county is
"high risk" per new governor covid metrics
11-27-20 WASCO COUNTY COVID CASES:
497 positive, 19 deaths, 6972 negative
"extreme risk" per new governor covid metrics
sad news- 18th covid death in wasco, outbreak at oregon veteran's home
11-20-20: please have a safe thanksgiving - new concerns from hood river public health
hood river adds most cases in a single day
and suffers one new covid death
11-19-20: NEW BUSINESS OREGON COVID RECOVERY GRANTS ARE OPEN!
11-18-20: governor's 2 week statewide freeze takes effect today
Limits at-home and social gatherings, as well as faith institutions
Limits capacity for grocery stores, pharmacies, and retail stores
Restricts food and drink businesses to take-out only
Requires workplaces mandate work-from-home as much as possible
Closes gyms, museums, zoos, and indoor recreation facilities
governor promises $55 million funding to help businesses hard-hit by covid. more to come
Governor will commit $55 million in financial assistance to support Oregon businesses impacted by COVID-19 restrictions.
read the Governor's executive order (2 week freeze)
OR. State Sheriffs, POlice Chiefs and OSP news release: education firsT,
for state freeze violations
hood river county buildings closed to walk in traffic - but open for business - call here for appointment.
11-13-20: oregon, washington and california issue travel advisories - for holiday travel
Oregonians are encouraged to stay home or local
and avoid non-essential travel to other states or countries.
this reduces risk of virus transmission and
bringing the virus back to Oregon.
11-12-20: hood river schools delay
re opening until 2021
11-18 AND 11-14-20: Winter storm warning in effect in cascades above 4,000 feet
11-12-20: hood river county covid:
306 positive, 1 death, 10 hospitalized, 6236 negative
hood river county schools plan hybrid reopening mon. nov. 30
11-9-20: 14th covid death at flagstone sr. living, the dalles; 17 covid deaths overall.
11-4-20: please remain vigilant!
state cites highest weekly covid case count of the year
covid testing in the gorge - where?
11-4-20 hood river county covid
cases: 294 positive, 280 released from quarantine;
10 hospitalized, 1 death, 6013 negative
2 workplace outbreaks: cardinal glass (12 cases)
and diamond fruit (6 cases;)
care facility outbreak: parkhurst place (6 cases, 1 death)
11-3-20: Hood river county
earliest possible reopening 11/30/20, depending on county, state covid metrics- DETAILS here
11-4-20 oregon report:
hood river workplace / care facility outbreaks:
Parkhurst place - 6 cases, 1 death; first reported 10/11/20.
workplace: diamond fruit - 6 cases; cardinal glass - 12 cases;
cases first reported 10/7/20
10-30-20: Covid cases increasing statewide, new outbreak in wasco at oregon veteran's home
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
please remain vigilant about
covid - sad news in the dalles
get ready gorge!
yes, that season is coming, too.
national preparedness month
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
FIRE season UPDATES
Mosier Creek Fire - first hour, Aug 12, 2019
photo: Barb Ayers, Hood River County Emergency Management
burn ban lifted, fire season is over
10-15-20 odf lifts fire restrictions
Effective October 15th burning will be allowed with a valid permit sunrise till sunset.