School Norovirus Investigation Concluded

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — Douglas County Health and Social Services concluded its investigation of a norovirus outbreak at several schools. Students and staff first contracted the virus at Fir Grove Elementary School. An outbreak occurred later at Oakland Elementary School, Lincoln Middle School, Oakland High School. According to test results, the virus strains were nearly … Continue reading »

Oakland Schools Send Students Home

OAKLAND, Ore. — Another Douglas County school district has been hit by a bug so hard, it had to send students home. It closed its elementary, middle and high schools at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Oakland only has a four-day week, so students were going to be off Friday anyway. Administrators say classes will be back … Continue reading »