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Emergency Preparedness Committee ZOOM meeting Tues., Sept 14, 10 a.m.

Emergency Preparedness Committee will hold its ZOOM meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 10, at 10 a.m. To join Zoom Meeting: Go to MEMBERS ONLY page (click on link in Home Page Banner) On Members Only page, click on LINKS TO ZOOM MEETINGS. On Links … 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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8/25 Blood Drive at Timber Valley cancelled … there are other places to donate in Sutherlin

Thank you to the 25 Timber Valley members who signed up for the 8/25 Blood Drive. Unfortunately, our drive has been cancelled because the Blood Bus is on the blink. “Sorry to advise you that this drive is being cancelled. … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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