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!
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.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
covid cases surging -
please don't drop your guard!
4-27-21: hood river county
RISK LEVELS - WHAT's ALLOwed?
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 positive, 34,545 negative,
county moved to "high risk" friday
550 Pfizer vaccines available
for 16 and 17 year olds
no internet access?
call our vaccination call center
541-387-6911 to schedule
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?
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
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
covid testing in the gorge - where?
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