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A file photo illustration depicting someone with a Bandaid reading COVID-19 to depict the experience of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Benton County has been experiencing a modest rise in COVID-19 cases since the lifting of the mask mandate across the state of Oregon.

Benton County experiences ‘modest rise’ in COVID-19 cases following lift of mask mandate

Sam Misa, News Contributor
April 11, 2022

In the weeks following the lifting of masking mandates across the state, Benton County has seen increases in COVID-19 cases, though cases are down since the peak in early January. According to the Benton...

Samaritan Health Services and Benton County workers and volunteers take temperatures of people coming to get vaccinated on Thursday, March 11th. Currently, vaccinations are only available to people 65 years and older, educators, and childcare providers, to find more information on how to apply you can visit Benton County’s website.

A year of COVID-19 in Benton County

McKenzie Moore, News Contributor
March 11, 2021

Today marks one year since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic.. Since then, 18 people have died and over 2000 have been infected in Benton County alone. While scientists point to a light at the end of the...

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