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About Julianne G Crane

Julianne G. Crane writes about RV and camping lifestyles, people and destinations for online sites including RVWheelLife.com and RVTravel.com

“Personal” Emergency Preparedness from American Red Cross — Tues., Oct. 11, 10 a.m., Clubhouse Big Room

Two American Red Cross representatives are coming to Timber Valley to help us become more personally ready for emergencies. Mara Rouse, Disaster Program Manager and Katelyn Dzialowy – Senior Volunteer Engagement Representative with the Red Cross Roseburg office will be in the Clubhouse … Continue reading

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Sutherlin’s Emergency Manager Brandan McGarr talks at Timber Valley Tues., Jan. 11 at 10 a.m. in the Clubhouse

Sutherlin’s Emergency Manager Brandan McGarr will give an overview of the City’s Emergency Management Department. McGarr will speak on Tuesday, Jan. 11, at 10 a.m. in the Clubhouse.  This special presentation to Timber Valley’s Emergency Preparedness Committee is open to all … Continue reading

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Speakers on gardening, composting Friday, Dec. 10, 3 p.m.

For the first time in ages, the Friday afternoon social time will feature guest speakers on Dec. 10, at 3 p.m. in the Clubhouse. Longtime gardeners, Dick Rauscher and Melinda Stanfield will share some of their experiences on gardening and composting. Currently … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness Committee – Tues., Nov. 9, 10 a.m.

Emergency Preparedness Committee will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 9, at 10 a.m. in the Clubhouse. Agenda items include: Check Ins: Block Captains’ – Carolyn Hopkins Emergency Communications – Jim McIntosh – Gerry Vroomman Education / Training – Sutherlin Emergency Management Manager … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness Committee Tues., Oct 12, Meeting Cancelled -AND- Aviva Health Drive-Thru Covid Testing

Two things: 1. There will be NO Emergency Preparedness Committee Meeting on Tuesday, October 12. 2. Drive Thru Covid 19 Testing Update Now that the Cow Creek Health Center is no longer providing Drive Thru Covid testing, you might want … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness reminder — Have a 3-day survival kit (Grab Bag) in each of your vehicles

 

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Please clean washing machines after using.

After finishing your washing, please remember to check the wash machine’s drum, door, gaskets and dispenser drawers for grime and pet hair. Take a moment to run a clean cloth around the inside of each drum and in each of … Continue reading

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AARP Oregon advises: Get prepared for when disaster strikes

“It’s important to be ready when disaster strikes. Whether it’s flood, wildfire or other emergency common to Oregon, these events disproportionately affect older adults, many of who have mobility, chronic disease or disability challenges that require them to seek extra … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness Meeting – Tuesday, June 8, 10 a.m.

Emergency Preparedness Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 8, at 10 a.m. in the Clubhouse, Big Room. Agenda items include: Fire Season – Drought in Oregon Emergency Response Plan Update Block Captains’ Emergency Resource Survey Update Emergency Communications Center Cabinet … Continue reading

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Emergency Alert Survey – please return to your Block Captain

Every Timber Valley member should have received an ‘Emergency Alert Survey’ in their mailbox recently. Sometimes emergencies happen in the middle of the night when most of us are sleeping and many have their phones turned off. The park is … Continue reading

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Preparing for future emergencies

Oregon’s Office of Emergency Management offers the following information about preparing for future emergencies — “People in Oregon were working on adjusting their lives to autumn and a return to school during the COVID-19 pandemic when they were suddenly confronted … Continue reading

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Helping during and after an emergency

Timber Valley Escapees are part of a giving community. Now that we are not under the stress of evacuation and are able to take in a full breath of fresh air … this could be a time to reach out … Continue reading

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Census 2020 is relatively easy to take Online, or by telephone

If you, like me, spent much of  Tuesday waiting for the Census people to stop by, consider taking matters into your own hands and go online or telephone them to make sure you are counted. I went to 2020Census.gov and found … Continue reading

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Poor Air Quality, Covid-19 double challenge

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Get your “Go Bag” together …

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Wildfires and Smoke = unhealthy

“Wildfires and severe smoke can create dangerous conditions for people, especially those with chronic health conditions,” according to Oregon Health Authority. “Smoke from wildfires is a mixture of gases and fine particles from burning trees and other plant materials. Smoke … Continue reading

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High Wind Warnings Mon-Wed and High temps through week

URGENT – FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Medford OR Mon Sep 7 Including Umpqua Basin-Umpqua National Forest RED FLAG WARNING in effect Monday through Wednesday for strong, gusty east wind with low relative humidity and high fire danger could contribute to … Continue reading

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Warm weather face mask hints

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COVID-19 Exposure Risk Index

This COVID-19 exposure Risk Index is provided by the Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team. If the print is too small to read, the pictures give the broad strokes.

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New local COVID-19 cases directly linked to travel outside Douglas County, especially outside Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. — As of 12:01 a.m. Saturday, July 18, COVID-19 has claimed three more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 257, the Oregon Health Authority reported . They also stated 353 new confirmed and presumptive cases, … Continue reading

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