Category Archives: Safety

Covid-19 Update

There have been multiple members in our Park that have tested positive to Covid-19 and to my knowledge they have been responsible and notified the members they may have exposed and also self quarantined. The clubhouse is open. As always … Continue reading

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Dam News – Emergency Preparedness Committee Meeting Tuesday, March 8, 2022 @ 10am in the Clubhouse

Robert Rippy, District Manager for the Sutherlin Water Control District, will be giving a progress report on the Rehabilitation of the Cooper Creek Dam Project at the Emergency Preparedness Meeting, Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at 10:00. All Park members are … Continue reading

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Bridge out on Timber Valley Trail

We had snow and now lots of rain. So much that the bridge between mile markers 0.9 and 1.0 was washed out. Please avoid this area. I will put some signs out today. Not sure when it will be replaced. … 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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WARNING! BE PREPARED!

A freeze is coming, starting Saturday. Check your water box for adequate insulation. Check generators and have fuel. Have water in your tanks and/or have extra water. Have all of your propane tanks full. REMEMBER SNOWMAGEDDOM 2019!! Patti Healey, Board … 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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Covid Crisis Worsens Again; Masks Are Back

From a statement made by Mercy Medical Center in Roseburg dated Thursday, August 12, 2021: Mercy is operating at near capacity with significantly strained resources. While we continue to balance outpatient surgical cases with our normal acute practices, the dramatic … Continue reading

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It’s Going to Get HOT!!

Saturday and Sunday are predicted to be 100 plus degrees! Some of us will be tempted to turn on two air conditioners. That is not a good idea as we will be stressing our electrical system as it is. When … 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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ShakeAlert – Earthquake Early Warning System

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Not Feeling Good?

Oh no! You don’t feel good, mild fever, what if??…  What do you do? First as long as the symptoms are mild wait a few days. If it is Covid 19w waiting 5-7 days gives the body time to produce … Continue reading

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Suzy Rupert, Rock Painter Extraordinaire

Under the category of “sees a need… does something about it”, Suzy Rupert (Lot 68) is at the top of the list. Earlier this year she, like many of us, saw all the larger rocks that line many of the … 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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Hot Hot Hot! Extreme Fire Danger

The next three days will be very warm! Here are a few things to keep in mind… Douglas Fire Protection Association has set the fire danger to Extreme! This is indicated by the red flag on the reader board near … Continue reading

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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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Fire Danger Level Raised to “HIGH”

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

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NO Emergency Preparedness Committee meeting on Mon., 7/15 — However, Block Captains will meet on Fri., 7/19, 9:30 a.m.

There will be NO Emergency Preparedness Committee meeting on Monday, 7/15, as reported on the monthly calendar and in the Timber Valley Log. The next general committee meeting will convene sometime after the Annual Meeting. (Don’t forget to sign up … Continue reading

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