Category Archives: Emer Prep

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.

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ShakeAlert – Earthquake Early Warning System

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Covid-19 Effects

SPEAKING OF LEAKY BLOOD VESSELS By Jackie Deal The information in this article comes from NPR’s partnership with Kaiser Health News. Did you know that you have more than 60,000 miles of blood vessels?  That’s veins, arteries and capillaries, the teeny, … 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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Poor Air Quality, Covid-19 double challenge

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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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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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On a scale of 1-10 … Know your risk during COVID-19

From the Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team (July 8, 2020): “We continue to see a surge in COVID cases throughout the United States, with national cases quickly approaching the 3 million mark. … many of our local cases were attributed … Continue reading

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Reminder: Blood Drive Thurs. 7/2 – Clubhouse

The 2nd Annual Blood Drive takes place in the Clubhouse, Thurs., July 2. Registration is in the Dining Room, please enter by the back door.  Because of Social Distancing, donations will take place in the Big Room.  Both rooms will … Continue reading

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Blood Donors: Eat Iron-rich foods, drink lots of fluids

Timber Valley’s 2nd Annual Blood Drive is on Thursday, July 2, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. in the Clubhouse. We currently have a full slate of scheduled donors, and we are now looking for about five back-up donors in case of unexpected … Continue reading

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Douglas County Covid-19 Daily Reports

We’ve created a new link to the Douglas County Covid-19 Daily Reports so all members can feel comfortable they have the latest and best information about the pandemic for our local area.  That link can be found at, or near, the … Continue reading

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Red Cross announces that Timber Valley Blood Donors will be tested for COVID-19 antibodies — Free

Donors must sign up for a specific time. Look for the sign-up sheet on the sign-up table in the Clubhouse dining room. For a limited time, the American Red Cross will be testing all blood, platelet and plasma donations for … Continue reading

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Preparing for Wildfire Season – Be ‘2 Weeks Ready’

“As we head into summer,  as well as begin Phase Two of the Governor’s Reopening Plans, we also head into wildfire season,” states a recent news release from the Douglas County Joint Information Center. “Many of you have already learned … Continue reading

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Sign up in Clubhouse for 2nd Annual Blood Drive on July 2

Time for Timber Valley’s 2nd Annual Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, July 2, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the large Meeting Room of the Clubhouse. As with last year, each donor must sign up for a specific time. Look for … Continue reading

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A few simple steps (in pictures) to help keep you and our Timber Valley community safe from the spread of germs

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Fire Danger Level Raised to “HIGH”

Be aware….  Be careful…   Please NO open flame…

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