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POLK COUNTY — Officials in Dallas and Central school districts are monitoring the latest wave of COVID-19 cases closely, but have not proposed closing schools or pausing sports and extracurricular activities as of Monday.

INDEPENDENCE — Pandemic fatigue appears to have fallen on this city with a force that’s equal to the recent rainstorms — citizens across town say the pressure of covid is being compounded by a sense of chronic frustration. “Pandemic stress is a real thing,” said Mike Ainsworth, the recently …

SALEM -- Oregon is on a "red alert" of the growing wave of the omicron variant of COVID-19 that pushed the daily new case count to 10,451 Friday, eclipsing the records set over the past four days.


SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown has extended a declaration of emergency as the omicron variant emerges in the coronavirus pandemic.

PORTLAND — New COVID-19 infection risk levels rose in Oregon according to the latest report from the County COVID-19 Community Transmission Report, released Monday.

SALEM -- The likely arrival of the new omicron variant and questions about its strength and speed are clouding an otherwise cautiously optimistic outlook of the course of COVID-19 in Oregon, according to a new state report.

SALEM — Oregon’s rebound from the delta variant spike in COVID-19 has slowed, with hospitalizations remaining high through February, a new state forecast reported Thursday.

DALLAS — The Dallas School District had to quarantine a total of 175 students and 22 staff members at some point between Oct. 1 and Oct. 11.

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