COVID-19

’A message of gratitude‘

PeaceHealth caregivers Jessica Sandoval and Cory Vansteenwyk gratefully accepting a donation of 2,000 N95 masks from Qusheng Jin and Ling Wang, members of the nonprofit Oregon Chinese Coalition. With this week marking Hospital and Healthcare Workers week, PeaceHealth celebrates and commends our courageous healthcare heroes — those who provide direct[Read More…]

Chamber cancels Fourth of July Celebration

Creswell’s annual Fourth of July Celebration has been canceled, Chamber of Commerce president Raina Napper announced via an email tonight. “It is with great regret and sorrow that the Chamber board of directors must announce the cancellation of the annual Creswell 4th of July celebration,” she wrote in an email. “Due to the[Read More…]

Chronicle ends donation campaign

It is with great humility and gratitude that The Chronicle can announce that its donation campaign is over as of today. We qualified for and received a Payroll Protection Plan emergency/disaster loan, which will ensure our survival. The virus’ initial arrival affected our psyches as much as anything. The isolation,[Read More…]

Lane County Fair canceled

Lane County officials announced today that the 2020 version is canceled. The following news release was sent to area media: Yesterday, Governor Brown announced that all large gatherings will be prohibited through September. As a result of that announcement, the Lane County Fair, which was slated to take place July[Read More…]

PeaceHealth, Chronicle partner to provide expertise

Dr. Margaret Pattison COTTAGE GROVE – The Emergency Department at PeaceHealth Community Medical Center is the quietest I’ve seen in 10 years as an emergency physician. Patient volumes are much lower than usual. During the past month, while you’ve been following stay-at-home orders, we’ve been diligently preparing for a potential[Read More…]

PeaceHealth is accepting donations

The Coronavirus pandemic has created new challenges across the globe and to help respond to those challenges PeaceHealth has created a COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund in each of its communities: Eugene-Springfield, Cottage Grove and Creswell.  Sacred Heart Medical Center Foundation launched its fund thanks to a $25,000 donation from the[Read More…]

Fears fail to float

A kayak-level view of Mill Creek emptying into the Umpqua River as it passes the turn off of Highway 38 to Loon Lake. MARTHA McREYNOLDS Jr./THE CHRONICLE Greetings to you, fellow hunkerers, during these weird times. I hope this week finds you safe, sane and enjoying an expanding sense of[Read More…]

During the toughest times, your support means so much

We are overwhelmed. The response to our appeal for support has generated much more than money. The comments and diversity of contributors is more meaningful than the hard-earned dollars that they have given. Our donation total steadily climbs, but the generosity and kindness have our “goodwill bank account” bursting at[Read More…]

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