In the coronavirus emergency the question of donated face masks, some of them homemade, has come up. Can medical providers use them, or are they using them? Samaritan Health Services has provided an answer.
On Day Six of Oregon’s corona shutdown, it’s discouraging to read that many outdoor recreation sites, like state parks and federal forest trails, have been closed to prevent the contagion from spreading. But we still have city streets.
Citing the coronavirus emergency, the State Fire Marshal’s Office today allowed customers to pump their own fuel at Oregon gas stations if they don’t enough attendants. But in Albany the word had not gotten around everywhere.
On Day Five of Oregon’s partial corona shutdown, the mid-valley weather made outdoor recreation less inviting, Albany Mayor Sharon Konopa indefinitely extended the city’s state of emergency, and the city announced that the council will be asked to consider a loan program to help local businesses until federal aid arrives.