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Good Shepherd Shines Light on Lab Department’s Hidden Heroes

Good Shepherd Health Care System (GSHCS) is shining a spotlight on the hospital’s laboratory department staff in honor of National Laboratory Professionals Week, April...

Mobile Vaccine Units Traveling Oregon Vaccinating Residents

For Oregonians who live and work in rural areas, getting to a COVID-19 vaccine site may be a challenge. To help make it easier, the...

Governor Announces Expanded COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility

Gov. Kate Brown on Friday announced Oregon is expanding COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to include all household family members of frontline workers. She also announced that...

Pilot Program Vaccinates 1,066 Farmworkers in Morrow County

More than 1,000 people were vaccinated last week in a pilot vaccination event in Boardman for agricultural workers. The event was put on by the...

Umatilla, Morrow Counties Approved to Expand COVID-19 Vaccinations

On Wednesday, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) announced that 20 Oregon counties - including Umatilla and Morrow - have submitted attestation letters, signaling their...

Umatilla, Morrow Counties to Remain in Respective Risk Categories for Now

Umatilla County will remain in the High Risk category for COVID-19 spread and Morrow County will remain in the Moderate Risk category after the...

All Hermiston Students to Return to School Full Time Beginning April...

New guidance issued by the Oregon Department of Education and the Oregon Health Authority will allow all students in the Hermiston School District to...

Pilot Project to Vaccinate Farm, Food Processing Workers in Morrow County

Morrow County is partnering with Oregon Health Authority on a pilot project focused on vaccinating farm and food processing workers in Morrow County against...

Good Shepherd Offering Free COVID Vaccine Clinics by Appointment

Good Shepherd Health Care System (GSHCS) is currently holding weekly vaccine events on its campus. These events are by appointment only and only for those...

Frustrated Parents Rally for Return to Full-Time, In-Person Instruction

Several dozen Hermiston residents held a rally for students in front of the high school on Saturday – one year since the start of...

Morrow County Moves from Moderate Risk to Lower Risk Category Today

Morrow County today moves from the “Moderate Risk” category for COVID spread to Lower Risk after Gov. Kate Brown announced updates to the county...

Reminder: People 65 and Older Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccines

As of Monday, people 65 and older are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination. The Oregon Health Authority has provided advance notification of vaccine allocation...

Umatilla County to Move to ‘High Risk’ Category for COVID Spread...

Umatilla County will move from the Extreme Risk category for COVID-19 spread to High Risk beginning Friday. Gov. Kate Brown announced Tuesday that 16 counties...

Umatilla County Infant Dies of COVID

A Umatilla County infant died from COVID-19, county health officials reported today. Umatilla County Health said today that an infant was diagonosed with COVID-19 on...

Umatilla County COVID Vaccine Shipment Delayed by Weather

Umatilla County Public Health (UCo Health) said today that this week’s shipment of COVID-19 vaccines has been delayed due to weather, postponing the planned...

Hermiston District Expanding Hybrid Learning Through Fifth Grade

With the continued decline of Hermiston ZIP code COVID-19 case counts, Hermiston School District is planning to expand its hybrid instruction model through fifth...

Hermiston School Board Hears from Frustrated Parents, Students

Eleven months of social distancing, isolation and distance learning came to a head Monday night as parents and students vented their fears and frustrations...

Hermiston School District Puts Fall Sports Schedule on Hold

The Hermiston School District has put its fall sports schedule on hold after Tri-Cities’ teams have chosen not to travel to Hermiston nor host...

First Graders, Kindergarteners to Return to Class for Hybrid Learning

As Hermiston ZIP code metrics decline regarding COVID-19 cases, Hermiston School District elementary administrators are building a plan for the return of kindergarten and...

Free Drive-Through & Walk-Up COVID Testing Set for Tomorrow

Oregon Health Authority is hosting a free drive-through and walk-up COVID-19 testing clinic tomorrow, Jan. 26 at the SAGE Center, 101 Olson Road in...

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