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What to do in Umatilla County in response to COVID-19?

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Jul 31, 2020
In light of community testing results that indicate Hermiston’s rate of COVID-19 is dangerously high, public health leaders are encouraging residents and employees of local businesses to wear face coverings, stay 6 feet apart in public and use local resources for medical care, public health assistance and other support. … Read full story.
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TRACE results suggest 17% of Hermiston community infected with SARS-CoV-2

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Jul 31, 2020
Preliminary results from random door-to-door TRACE-COVID-19 sampling by Oregon State University last weekend suggest that 17% of the Hermiston community had the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 on July 25-26. … Read full story.
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OSU data science initiative addresses issues in Oregon’s rural communities

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Jul 30, 2020
Data Science for the Public Good leverages OSU's significant expertise, resources and infrastructure to address community needs. … Read full story.
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Second round of sampling suggests significantly lower prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in Newport

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Jul 24, 2020
Preliminary results of a second round of door-to-door sampling by Oregon State University in Newport suggest a significantly lower prevalence of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 on July 11-12 than compared to a similar sampling three weeks earlier. … Read full story.
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Oregon State University expands coronavirus prevalence study to Hermiston

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Jul 22, 2020
TRACE-COVID-19, Oregon State University’s project to determine community prevalence of the novel coronavirus, will sample community members in Hermiston this weekend, July 25-26, at the request of the Oregon Health Authority and Umatilla County Public Health in response to an outbreak of cases in county workplaces. … Read full story.