Coronavirus in Umatilla County

Our school district is sharing some information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Umatilla County. On Saturday, February 29th, a person attended a youth basketball tournament at Weston Middle School (Athena-Weston School District) in Weston, Oregon. This was not a school event, it was community use of the gym.

The spectator who attended the tournament has tested positive for COVID-19. The risk for anyone who attended this event remains low. The Oregon Health Authority has sent out a Press Release with more information about this, here is a link to that release:  https://www.oregon.gov/oha/ERD/Pages/Oregon-identifies-third-presumptive-positive-case-of-COVID-19.aspx.  Here is a PDF format of the release: OHA Press Release

People who attended Saturday’s basketball game can call the following numbers if they have questions:

  • Oregon residents can call 211; OHA website
  • Washington residents:
    • Washington Department of Health: 800-525-0127, press #; DOH website
    • Walla Walla County: 509-524-2647
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