County reports another death, additional cases

Yamhill County reported 46 new cases of COVID-19 from Saturday to Monday, and one death. According to the Oregon Health Authority, a 58-year-old man diagnosed on Feb. 19 died April 7. He had underlying ...

Over 100 students exposed to COVID in Willamina

Three Willamina High School students and one other student were diagnosed with COVID-19, Superintendent Carrie Zimbrick told the News-Register Friday. Additionally, the baseball and ...

County will replace all planned J&J vaccine doses with Moderna

Health officials across Oregon and the country are making hasty plans to replace all Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine doses with Moderna or Pfizer, after learning Tuesday that the Centers for Disease ...

After bout with COVID, nursery worker encourages everyone to get vaccinated

For about two months in the summer, Maria I. Mota Garcia didn’t leave her Dayton home. Mota-Garcia, 53, along with her husband, daughter, son-in-law and three grandchildren, all caught COVID-19.  When ...

County: 25 new cases of COVID over weekend

Yamhill County announced 25 new cases of COVID-19 for the three days from Saturday to Monday, bringing the county to a total to date of 4,040. There have been 74 deaths in the county. The Oregon Health ...

County enters ‘caution’ period as case counts rise

Yamhill County was placed on notice the week of April 5 that it is now entering a two-week “caution period,” because its case numbers for COVID-19 have reverted to Moderate risk levels. ...

Case counts trend upward

Yamhill County has been preparing for a greatly increased allocation of vaccine doses from the state, starting in either late March or early April, but was disappointed again this week, with an ...

COVID-19 in Yamhill County - At a Glance

[Thursday, April 22] Yamhill County reported 20 new cases of COVID-19 today. There have been 4,160 cases to date in the county, and 75 deaths. *** [Wednesday April 21] Yamhill County reported 13 new ...

Examiner: Rumors of vaccine death untrue

Yamhill County Medical Examiner Dr. Bruce Williams delivered an absolute denial this week to reported social media rumors suggesting a local person died due to a COVID-19 vaccination. “There have ...

UK variant of COVID found in McMinnville

A more transmissible and dangerous variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has been discovered in wastewater sampling from McMinnville, as well as Grants Pass and possibly two other cities in Oregon, ...

No surge in vaccines for county this week

Yamhill County did not receive a hoped-for major increase in the number of vaccine doses this week, according to the Oregon Health Authority. The OHA said the county will receive 1,300 initial doses of ...

County moves to a lower risk level, expands vaccinations

Yamhill County is being moved to a “lower risk” category starting today, which will loosen some business and social restrictions slightly. In addition, the county has been approved to start ...

County says residents will need to re-register with state

Many people who have previously registered with Yamhill County for vaccination availability notices will need to re-register with the Oregon Health Authority, the county has announced. Yamhill County ...

Many must re-register for COVID-19 vaccination appointments

Many local people must re-register for COVID-19 vaccination appointments through Yamhill County, as YC Health and Human Services this week adopts the Get Vaccinated Oregon (GVO) tool for registrations ...

More volunteers needed as more vaccines expected

With an increase in weekly vaccine doses expected soon, Yamhill County Public Health is seeking more volunteers to help staff vaccine clinics. Volunteers need not be medical professionals, said Health ...

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