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Oregon State University adds second week of coronavirus prevalence sampling in Newport (Mam)

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Press Releases Newport TRACE Community
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Press Releases

Oregon State University adds second week of coronavirus prevalence sampling in Newport

TRACE-COVID-19 will return to Newport for two more days of sampling this weekend, July 11-12. The second round of door-to-door sampling in Newport follows a community prevalence estimate of 3.4% on June 20-21 when the TRACE team first visited Newport.

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TRACE results suggest 3.4% of Newport community infected with SARS-CoV-2 (Mam)

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Press Releases Newport TRACE Community
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Press Releases

TRACE results suggest 3.4% of Newport community infected with SARS-CoV-2

Preliminary results from door-to-door sampling by Oregon State University suggest that 3.4% of the Newport community had the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

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Wide range of COVID-19 resources available for Newport, Lincoln County residents (Mam)

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Press Releases Newport TRACE Community
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Wide range of COVID-19 resources available for Newport, Lincoln County residents

Public health leaders in Lincoln County offer a range of resources to help community members in Newport and throughout the county address the risk of COVID-19 and reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Press Releases Newport TRACE Community
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Oregon State University expands coronavirus prevalence study to Newport

TRACE-COVID-19, the groundbreaking Oregon State University project is expanding to include two days of sampling in Newport on June 20-21. The project will include the collaboration of OSU’s Hatfield Marine Science Center, the OSU Extension Service and the OSU College of Public Health and Human Sciences.

Press Releases Newport TRACE Community
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Stories

Right time, right place, right researcher: Epidemiologist co-leads study of a lifetime

Jeff Bethel has found his moment. For him, and others in public health, the COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on the work they do every day, work that happens behind the scenes and isn’t visible until disease or disaster strikes. 

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Press Releases

Fourth weekend of TRACE sampling in Corvallis will take place June 13-14

Oregon State University will conduct its fourth round of door-to-door sampling in Corvallis for the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 on June 13-14, roughly one month after the easing of stay-at-home restrictions.

Press Releases Corvallis TRACE Community
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TRACE sampling in Bend suggests one person in 1,000 infected with SARS-CoV-2

Results from two days of door-to-door sampling by Oregon State University and OSU-Cascades suggest that one person in 1,000 in the Bend community during the weekend of May 30-31 had the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

Press Releases Bend TRACE Community
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Stories

A partnership rooted in purpose: Traditional health workers join OSU public health project

When Caitlin Maudlin and Analuz Torres-Giron heard about Oregon State University’s new research project measuring the prevalence of COVID-19 in Corvallis, they were ready to jump in with both feet.

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TRACE week three results suggest one person per 1,000 in Corvallis infected with SARS-CoV-2

Results from the third weekend of door-to-door sampling by Oregon State University suggest that one person in 1,000 in the Corvallis community had the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 on May 9-10.

Press Releases Corvallis TRACE Community