Okanogan County Public Health

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 remains at 44 in Okanogan County

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Public Health is reporting no newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county, with the count remaining at 44, according to their Friday, May 22 update.

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Community Foundation of NCW awards third round of COVID relief

WENATCHEE – The Community Foundation of NCW has awarded $21,692 in its third round of Helping Hands Grants to nonprofits struggling with the effects of COVID-19.

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Economic Alliance and Twisp Works collaborate to launch a Okanogan County Small Business Emergency Grant

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Governors Stay Home, Stay Healthy order and it’s impacts to our local small business community, the Okanogan County Economic Alliance in collaboration with Twisp Works initiated a grant opportunity for small businesses in Okanogan County.

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Cindy Lee Jones

Cindy Lee Jones

Cindy Lee Jones, 60, of Tonasket, Washington, passed away May 4, 2020 at Lake Havasu Regional Hospital in Lake Havasu, Arizona. Cindy was born in Omak, Washington on April 12, 1960 to Tom and Dolores Jones of Pine Creek. She was the youngest of seven children.

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Virginia May Lorz

Virginia May Lorz passed away May 29, 2020 at her home in Tonasket, Washington. Virginia (mom) was born in Omak, Washington on June 12, 1931 to Albert and Rose Semprimoznik.

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Okanogan County Public Health

County sees a dozen new confirmed cases in one week period

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Public Health reported one new confirmed case of COVID-19 in their Monday, March 18 update, bringing the total of new cases up to 12 since their previous Monday report.

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Okanogan County Public Health

Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases now at 42 in Okanogan County

OKANOGAN – Another two cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the Tuesday, May 19 update by Okanogan County Public Health bringing the total to 42.

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Sheriff Tony Hawley

Emergency calls can now be made by text to 911 Dispatch Center

OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office 911 Dispatch Center is now capable of accepting text messages to 911 to report an emergency, but a voice call to 911 is still the best way to report an emergency, according to Sheriff Tony Hawley.

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Oroville School District awarded $50,000 grant to support remote learning during COVID-19

SEATTLE – Oroville School District has been awarded a $50,000 grant to support online learning during the pandemic from College Spark Washington.

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Sheriff cautions people to be aware of fraudulent unemployment applications

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Sheriff Tony Hawley is cautioning people to be aware that there have been over 20 reports of fraudulent applications for unemployment benefits since May 7, 2020.

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Two more cases of COVID-19 in South Okanogan County

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Public Health is reporting two more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the South County, bring the total number of positive cases to 39, according to the agencies Friday, May 15 update.

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