Public Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 10, 2021 Columbia County Seeks Volunteers for Public Health Events


COLUMBIA COUNTY, Oregon – Have you been wondering how you can lend a helping hand at testing or vaccination events in Columbia County? Now is the time! The Columbia County Public Health department is now accepting volunteer applications for COVID-19…

Columbia County Public Health Recommends Indoor Masks for All Amid COVID Surge


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 6, 2021  Columbia County Public Health Recommends Indoor Masks for All Amid COVID Surge ST. HELENS, Oregon - Due to the recent dramatic increase in cases of COVID-19 in our community, and following recently released Cent…

Bat Rabies Detected in Columbia County


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 6, 2021 Bat Rabies Detected in Columbia County  ST. HELENS, Oregon - Columbia County Public Health and Oregon Health Officials are reporting that a bat found in Clatskanie, Oregon tested positive for rabies, according to…

Columbia County suffers first COVID-19 death


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 13, 2020 Columbia County suffers first COVID-19 death (Columbia County, Oregon) - Columbia County has suffered its first loss to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Oregon Health Authority statistic…

Columbia County confirms first new case of COVID-19 since May 13


St. Helens, OR - Columbia County Public Health recently confirmed the first new positive case of COVID-19 since the county was approved for Phase I of reopening on May 13, 2020.

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