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Residents of The Regent, A local retirement home, gather for a social-distanced lunch during 12:00pm on Tuesday, November 3rd. The Regent has been taking precautions against COVID-19 by ensuring all residents practice social distancing and wear masks when not eating.

Long-term care facilities work to keep residents connected while following COVID-19 guidelines

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
November 13, 2020

Retirement homes and other long-term care facilities in Corvallis, Ore. have implemented guidelines to limit the spread of COVID-19 and keep residents and staff safe, while designing inventive ways for...

A photo Illustration by Jessica Hume-Pantuso meant to embody the experience of getting a COVID test in Corvallis. Places such as Rite Aid and The Samaritan Urgent Care offer testing to anybody that thinks they may have COVID.

COVID-19 testing information for Corvallis residents

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
October 13, 2020

Clarification: The article previously stated that the PCR test is 100% accurate, we have since clarified that the test is nearly 100% accurate depending on other factors including how long the infection...

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Benton County continues coronavirus response efforts after first county death

Tanveer Sandhu, News Contributor
March 30, 2020

The Benton County Health Department announced the county’s first coronavirus-related death on March 30: an 88-year-old woman who was receiving medical treatment at the Good Samaritan Regional Medical...

Plageman Hall is the main Student Health Services location.

Coronavirus, flu season among Oregon, local health officials’ priorities

Alex Gaub, News Contributor
February 17, 2020

As of Sunday, February 16, there are 50,580 confirmed cases of the Novel Coronavirus in 24 countries, with 50,054 in China alone, and 15 confirmed cases in the U.S., according to the World Health Organization.The...

LBCC student Aaron Ojeda walking across campus. Ojeda lost his legs and parts of his fingers due to a Meningococcal B infection in 2014. Ojeda is currently a third year graphic design student at LBBC, and pursues his passion of DJing during this free time.

Student shares his meningococcal B story

Avalon Kelly and Melanie Reese, News Contributors
February 11, 2018

Aaron Ojeda had legs, eight fingers amputated after contracting menB.“The virus kills you within 24 hours if you don’t get help, so if you don’t get help within the 12th hour then you definitely...

Students line up outside of the meningococcal B vaccine clinic held in the Student Experience Center plaza last week. Student Health Services will host another clinic next month. 

Around 6,000 students receive meningococcal B vaccine through clinic

Melinda Myers, News Contributor
January 22, 2018

Students must wait 28 days to receive second dose.From Jan. 9-13, a giant white tent took up a good portion of the Student Experience Center Plaza. Arrows in blues and reds pointed students towards the...

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