in Corvallis on June 13 and 14
in Bend on May 30 and 31
in Newport on July 11 and 12
in Hermiston on July 11 and 12
Faculty, staff and students play a key role in making our community healthier. Through voluntary testing, TRACE OSU monitors the prevalence of COVID-19 at campuses in Corvallis and Bend and at OSU’s Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport.Learn more about TRACE OSU
Through randomized neighborhood testing and wastewater sampling, TRACE Community provides trustworthy information on the prevalence of the COVID-19 virus in Oregon communities.Learn more about TRACE Community
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Oregon State University researchers believe 17% of Hermiston residents were positive for COVID-19 during the university's door-to-door testing period on July 25-26.
Umatilla County is in the middle of one of the worst outbreaks of COVID-19 in Oregon. Since the beginning of July, the county has registered more than 17 cases per 1,000 people. But data released Friday by Oregon State University suggest the rate of coronavirus infection could actually be significantly higher in places.