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As outdoor seating has become more and more common in Corvallis, McMenamins on Monroe allows for a blend of social distancing with the feel of a restaurant that’s missed due to COVID-19 restrictions tightening in Benton County.

Benton County to stay in ‘high risk’ category; COVID-19 cases rising

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
May 10, 2021

Clarification: We have updated information in this article provided by Marion Ceraso to give more clarification.Positive COVID-19 cases are rising again in Benton County after declining for several months,...

This illustration shows a healthcare professional vaccinating someone with the second Covid-19 vaccine, while simultaneously removing their mask. This represents the new CDC statement that fully vaccinated people can gather without masks. 

CDC announcement says vaccinated people may gather with other unmasked vaccinated residents

Jeremiah Estrada, News Contributor
April 21, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a statement saying that vaccinated people are allowed to gather with one other without wearing a mask, yet it is still important to follow other...

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Samaritan Health Services prepares for coronavirus cases

Tanveer Sandhu, News Contributor
March 29, 2020

UPDATE: The Benton County Health Department announced the county’s first known coronavirus-related death on Monday, Mar. 30. The patient, a female in her late 80’s with underlying medical conditions,...

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