Florence Oregon News

Hospital Seeing Fewer Positive COVID Cases; 6 More Cases in Florence; Florence Festival of Books; Vax Clinic; Free Lunch…and Breakfast for Students

Hospital Seeing Fewer Positive COVID Cases Peace Harbor Hospital is reporting that they are seeing fewer COVID-19 cases at the hospital.  Chief Medical Officer Dr. Heather McArthur says it may be an actual decrease in cases or that people are finding alternative means of testing. “There has been a question […]

School Reports More COVID-19 Cases; 97439 Adds More Cases; Rods and Rhodies Wrap; OHA Weekend Numbers

School Reports More COVID-19 Cases The Siuslaw School district is reporting that some students at Siuslaw elementary school have tested positive for COVID-19. A letter drafted by school superintendent Andy Grzeskowiak to parents and staff at the school state that any individuals that have come in contact with the students […]

Businesses Give Staff a Break; Florence COVID-19 Numbers; School Board Resignation; COVID-19 Cases Show Slight Decline

Businesses Give Staff a Break What it comes down to is a shortage of people that are available to work.  Staffing issues, overtime and overworking available staff are some of the reasons that your favorite restaurant may be closed.  That and COVID-19 positive test results.  Restaurants like the Beachcomber, Ixtapa, […]

Siuslaw River Bridge

Elementary School Reveals COVID-19 Diagnosis; Walkout Threat; COVID-19 Update; State COVID Cases

Elementary School Reveals COVID-19 Diagnosis Just two days into the new school year the Siuslaw School District is reporting that a person in Siuslaw Elementary School has been diagnosed with COVID-19.  Superintendent Andy Grzeskowiak sent out a letter to staff and families last night giving what details were available.  The […]