Prepare, don’t panic.
Given the recent events with coronavirus (COVID-19), the City of Brookings wants to ensure citizens are aware of the actions being taken by the State of Oregon.
Governor Kate Brown announced a State of Emergency on the COVID-19 and supported a ban on gatherings of more than 250 people in the State of Oregon at her March 12, 2020 press conference. She added guidelines that virtually all school activities and gatherings should be canceled including field trips, parent meetings, and competitions. Schools will only be closed as a last resort.
People should familiarize themselves with the information available to them on the Oregon Health Authority website. The Oregon Health Authority website is continuously updated.
An earlier Curry County press release stated there has been concern about the COVID-19 and the Public Health Administrator advises Curry County remains at low risk. Currently, there are no confirmed cases of the COVID-19 in Curry County.