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The Oregon Health Authority reported two men in their 80s at the Oregon Veterans' Home in Lebanon have become infected with COVID-19, with the statewide total being 21

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A worker wears a mask as he loads new supplies of gloves, gowns, and other protective gear onto a cart at the Life Care Center in Kirkland, Wash. Monday, March 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) 

After 19 deaths from the coronavirus are linked to the Life Care Center, Gov. Jay Inslee outlines a list of requirements for long-term care facilities, including limits on visitors and screening workers for symptoms

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown 

Gov. Kate Brown is finalizing an executive order to cut Oregon's greenhouse gas emissions, though Republicans oppose it and predict a court fight

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Officials are recommending standard preventive behaviors such as washing hands and covering mouths and noses if coughing or sneezing

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The federal government has allocated $8.3 Billion in public health funding to tackle the new coronavirus COVID-19 while the Washington Legislature has committed  $100 million in emergency funds

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JOIN executive director Katrina Holland 

An unsuccessful legal challenge argued FAIR ordinance would be too burdensome for landlords

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Tiffany Hill was murdered by her estranged husband on Nov. 26, 2019 in front of her children. 

Accused abusers or stalkers would wear a monitoring device while out on bail; victims receive an alert if they come nearer than the court allows

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U.S. Surgeon General Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, right, bumps elbows with Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont as they meet for a visit at the Connecticut State Public Health Laboratory, Monday, March 2, 2020, in Rocky Hill, Conn. 

The House and Senate have reached a bipartisan agreement on an $8.3 billion package of emergency funding to help contain and fight the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Elora J. Martinez) 

In a letter to Vice President Mike Pence, Brown expressed worry that rural hospitals and health centers could be overwhelmed if the cases spread around the state

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UPDATE: On Monday, March 2, Oregon health officials announced that they have identified a third presumptive positive case of COVID-19. Protect yourself by following this health advice

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