Florence Oregon News

Covid-19 Updates Florence Area

New Covid-19 Numbers from OHA

The Oregon Health Authority has updated its list of coronavirus cases.  The new numbers include significant increases in Marion and Multnomah County.  The current number is 88 confirmed cases up from 75 this morning.  The number of negative cases reported is at 1329 with 437 pending and a cumulative total […]

Casino Shutters Doors; New Number: 75; Executive Order Details School Responsibility; PeaceHealth: No Visitation; Permits on Hold

Casino Shutters Doors The Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians announced yesterday that it would temporarily cease operations at Three Rivers Casino Resort, virtually shutting down the hotel, gaming and food service.  At around 4 pm yesterday there were about a dozen cars in the parking […]

Businesses React to COVID-19; Cyclist Killed at Intersection; Update Coronavirus Numbers; Free Internet; Gas Prices Steady Despite Record Lows; List Updated

Businesses React to COVID-19 Businesses all around Florence are gearing up to protect their workers and their clientele as concerns about the spread of COVID-19 ramps up across the state.  Oregon Pacific Bank is the first of the banks in Florence to close its lobby doors and is servicing their […]

Restaurants to Close or Only Allow Take-out or Delivery; Cinemas to Temporarily Close; City News; OHA New Coronavirus Numbers; Reedsport Police Breakup Fight Ring

Restaurants to Close or Only Allow Take-out or Delivery It will be a St. Patrick’s Day to remember for years to come.  With yesterday’s announcement from Governor Kate Brown that she will sign an executive order today to limit gatherings and ban restaurants and bars from operating under normal circumstances, […]

Governor Brown Announcement Expected; Numbers Not All Bad; School Feeding Students; Mapleton List of Food Pick Up; Closing Updates

Governor Brown Announcement Expected It could come down at any moment.  Governor Kate Brown indicated that sometime today she would decide if the dangers posed by the COVID-19 virus warrant the mandatory closing of Restaurants and bars that seat over 50 people.  This comes on the heels of Washington’s governor […]

Gazebo on the Siuslaw River

School Cancelled; Chamber Office Temporary Shut Down; Restaurants come Together; COVID Updates; City Of Florence

School Cancelled Local Schools are responding to the executive order from Governor Kate Brown and closing schools until the end of the month.  Brown’s initial executive order did not specifically target schools, but limits activities where a space of at least three feet between individuals cannot be maintained. A subsequent […]