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

hood river county - "lower" covid risk due to high vaccination rates and low case loads

Get Ready, Gorge!

FREE BUSINESS PPE

9AM TO NOON THURSDAYS THIS MAY

AT HOOD RIVER COUNTY building

601 STATE ST. DOWNTOWN 

 

Business owners can pick up free business PPE at Hood River County’s downtown office building at 601 State Street, Thursday mornings in May from 9am to noon. 

 

Please bring a business card to drop off while visiting our walk up service, just inside the County building at

6th and State.

 

Three palettes of 3-ply (non-medical) masks and sanitizer spray cans will be given out by Hood River County Emergency Management staff and volunteers 9am-noon Thursdays in May, while supplies last. 

 

Businesses in Cascade Locks and Parkdale can access free business PPE at your local fire station.

 

Businesses located further away from downtown may be able to receive PPE delivered, by emailing County Emergency Management at Barbara.ayers@co.hood-river.or.us.

 

This is the sixth free business PPE distribution organized by Hood River County Sheriff's Emergency Management, with a goal of stocking up local businesses before Memorial Day. This round of PPE was provided by Business Oregon.

5-4-21: Hood river county moving

to "moderate risk" may 7-13;

wasco county moved to "high risk"

covid cases surging -

please don't drop your guard!

4-27-21: hood river county

downgraded to high risk,

(example: indoor dining - 25% capacity)

RISK LEVELS - WHAT's ALLOwed?

chart here:

 
 
 
 
 

5-10-21 hood river county covid cases:

1,178 positive,  32,173 negative tests

13,413 vaccinated, 52% of population.

moved to "moderate" risk friday

31 deaths, 36 hospitalizations

5-10-21 WASCO COUNTY COVID CASES:

1366 positive34,545 negative,

11,175 vaccinated

28 deaths

county moved to "high risk" friday

 

 

550 Pfizer vaccines available
for 16 and 17 year olds
at HRV's One community Health Center clinicdetails here: 

no internet access?

call our vaccination call center

541-387-6911 to schedule

vaccination appointment

best hood river covid STATUS info:

hrccovid19.org

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?

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

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

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2-1-21 vaccine hr county covid graphic.j
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COVID EMERGENCY

history

covid testing in the gorge - where?

visit this healthy gorge initiative website: 

https://www.gorgeimpact.com/

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

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

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

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