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Florence Oregon Covid-19 News

Lane County Continues To Spike in COVID-19 Cases; Local Residents Recognized; Meet the Candidates; Holiday Farm Fire Update

Lane County Continues To Spike in COVID-19 Cases Despite strong warnings and strict guidelines put forth by the state Lane County continues to be a hotbed for COVID-19 infections.  Lane County added 47 new cases yesterday and grew to a week-long high of 175 cases considered infectious.  The new cases […]

Florence Oregon Covid-19 News

Lane Surpasses All Counties in Daily COVID-19 Numbers; Volunteers Help Stock Shelves; Price of Gas Dips; Day of Prayer

Lane Surpasses All Counties in Daily COVID-19 Numbers The surge of coronavirus cases and infectious individuals continues to mount in Lane County. Yesterday’s total added 48 more cases, but the alarming total according to Public Health officials  is the 143 infectious individuals, the highest total so far.  Lane County Public […]

Health Advisory For Heceta Beach; Coronavirus; Numbers Could Affect In School Plans; Local Church Donates Food

Health Advisory For Heceta Beach The Oregon Health Authority has issued a public health advisory for the waters surrounding Heceta Beach Area.  According to the advisory there are high levels of fecal bacteria in the ocean waters and exposure to them could cause nausea, diarrhea, stomach cramps, skin rashes and […]

Local Air Quality Improves as Valley Struggles with Wildfire; COVID-19 Testing Affected; Fund Established; Gas Prices Steady

Local Air Quality Improves as Valley Struggles with Wildfire As winds shift the Florence and Mapleton areas are benefitting.  The air quality is returning to acceptable levels and the Air Quality Index is currently 102 and 93 respectively.  That is expected to change and go even lower throughout the day.  […]