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

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Public Health (PCPH) and Family Health Centers are reporting the first COVID-19 case has been confirmed in the county. The individual is said to be self-isolated and poses no threat to the community.

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PUD suspends rate hike, disconnections and late fees

OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County PUD board has suspended the May 1 rate increase and authorized staff to suspend disconnections due to non-payment, as well as work with customers to waive late fees and make payment arrangements.

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Gov. Jay Inslee

‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy’ limits Washingtonians social interaction

OLYMPIA – Washington State Governor Jay Inslee issued a “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order to fight the spread of COVID-19 by expanding measures to reduce social interactions.

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President Trump approves major Disaster Declaration for Washington

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of Washington to supplement the state, tribes and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20, 2020, and continuing.

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Suspect arrested in death of Tonasket man

TONASKET – A man suspected of killing another man at the Roundup in Tonasket on Saturday, March 21, was arrested in Loomis by the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Department.

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No confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Okanogan County

OKANOGAN COUNTY – Okanogan County Health has announced that as of Friday, March 20 there have been no confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in the county. Some 89 samples have been sent in with 36 results back and 53 tests with results pending.

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Emergency declared by Okanogan County Commissioners

OKANOGAN – Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Okanogan County Commissioners have passed Resolution 45-2020 and declared an emergency in Okanogan County.

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Gov. Jay Inslee

Governor unveils plans to help workers, renters and small businesses amid COVID-19 outbreak

Economic assistance to workers, renters and small businesses suffering from the impacts of the coronavirus outbreak will be provided by Governor Jay Inslee’s COVID-19 response plan..

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WVC moves classes online, suspends large on-campus events

WENATCHEE – Wenatchee Valley College leadership made the decision to move the majority of classes online through the end of the academic year and to suspend all on-campus events involving more than 20 people.

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Gov. Inslee statement on statewide shutdown of restaurants, bars and limits on size of gatherings expanded

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement tonight that further expands protections against COVID-19.

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