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Okanogan County Public Health

Update: Six confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Okanogan County

OKANOGAN – The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Okanogan County is now six, with three in the Methow Valley, two on the Colville Indian Reservation and one in South County according to the latest update from Okanogan County Public Health. Of the 226 samples sent for testing, 51 tests are still pending.

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Governor Jay Inslee extends ‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy’ initiative until May 4

OLYMPIA – Washington State Governor Jay Inslee extended his “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order to May 4, which requires everyone in the state, with exceptions for essential workers and services, to say home to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

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Seeking masks for clinics, first responder and long-term care facilities

OKANOGAN – There is a shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) due to the COVID-19 pandemic and Okanogan County Public Health has been putting out a call for donations of homemade masks.

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Okanogan County Public Health

Update: Fourth confirmed case of COVID-19 in Okanogan County

OKANOGAN – The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Okanogan County has risen to four, according to the latest update from Okanogan County Public Health.

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Family Health Centers continues to serve patients

Family Health Centers, in collaboration with Okanogan County Public Health, reported the first case of COVID-19 (novel Coronavirus) in Okanogan county last week.

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Commerce announces $1.8 million to rural counties for COVID-19 pandemic response

OLYMPIA — Washington State Department of Commerce Director Lisa Brown today announced $1.8 million in additional state Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to rural counties to assist people and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Okanogan County will receive an additional $101,585.

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DNR Closing Public Lands to Recreation Activities

OLYMPIA – The state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the closure of all DNR-managed lands to the public. The closure goes into effect tomorrow – Thursday, March 26 – and will last through at least April 8.

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Okanogan County Public Health says third case of COVID-19 confirmed in Okanogan County

OKANOGAN – The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Okanogan County has risen to three, up for the first confirmed case announced last Tuesday, according to the most recent update by Okanogan County Public Health released Friday evening.

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Washington scrambles to boost supply of life-saving protective items for healthcare workers

Millions of N-95 masks and other types of personal protective equipment are being delivered to Washington State as public health and emergency response officials scramble to obtain the equipment needed to respond to the growing COVID-19 outbreak.

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Tonasket City Council Special Meeting

TONASKET – A special meeting of the City Council of the City of Tonasket will be held on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 7 p.m.

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