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Oregon State University students return to campus and Corvallis, Ore. residents and businesses respond to the influx of population in the city. Approximately 20,000 OSU students call Corvallis home each year.

Benton County and City of Corvallis optimistic about student population influx

Local experts encourage mask-wearing and vaccination against COVID-19
Ashton McCracken, News Contributor
September 27, 2021

As leaves begin to fall in Corvallis, Ore., preparing for fresh beginnings, thousands of students have arrived on campus to pursue new growth in their lives amidst a pandemic. Students’...

A truck with the labeling of Jim’s Fruit Stand in front of an open lot. As of March 29th, everyone in Phase 1B Group 6 of Oregon’s vaccination plan is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. The list of people eligible for the vaccine has now grown to include migrant and seasonal farm workers.

20 Oregon counties move from vaccination group six to seven, now all residents eligible

Adam Figgins, News Contributor
April 19, 2021

By April 19, the vaccine will be made available to all individuals 16 or older, previously, all residents in Benton County group seven are eligible for the vaccine.Group seven is a part of phase 1B of...

Reser Stadium held a vaccination site for thousands this last week. The process was quick and efficient to safely vaccinate as many as they could. 

Benton County distributes 2050 vaccines with SHS, OSU partnership, hopes for future clinics

Baro Staff
February 2, 2021

Benton County, in a partnership with Samaritan Health Services and Oregon State University, delivered over 2000 vaccines last week at a mass vaccination site and hopes for future clinics.This was the first...

Corvallis police vehicle can be seen in the following photo. With the introduction of a new Corvallis Police Chief maintaining a streamlined COVID is vital for public safety.

Corvallis Police Department changes operations as per COVID-19 limitations

Angela Tam, News Contributor
January 4, 2021

While the Corvallis community has continuously adjusted daily operations to fit Gov. Kate Brown’s orders, the Corvallis Police Department has also needed to make changes in how it operates in the city...

Corvallis Residents at The Melon Shack located at NE Garden Avenue. The popular attraction spot features a pumpkin patch, haunted corn maze, and fall treats.

COVID-19 and Halloween weekend festivities

Angela Tam, COVID-19 Beat Reporter
October 30, 2020

As fall colors change and Halloween weekend fast approaches, COVID-19 remains as prevalent as ever in the Corvallis community, leaving residents unsure about how to celebrate and city officials stressing...

General Corvallis City Section Graphic

Benton County’s rates remain relatively low in COVID-19 cases in comparison to surrounding counties

The Baro Staff
October 2, 2020

Benton County Health officials report average COVID-19 cases per 10,000 people in both Linn, Benton and surrounding counties, giving community members a snapshot of how the Corvallis community compares...

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