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County Approved for Phase 1 Opening


Governor Brown has approved Tillamook County’s application for Phase 1 opening. Please visit the Governor’s Website, Covid-19 section for moer information.

Please understand the following:

  • Social distancing must continue.               
  • Vulnerable populations should still stay home.
  • Visitation to nursing homes and hospitals should be limited.
  • Gatherings are still limited.
  • Travel should be limited.
  • Stay at home when sick.
  • Telework when possible.
  • Wear masks when social distancing cannot be maintained.

If this opening causes an increase in measured prevalence,

Application to Reopen Submitted by County


On May 8th  Tillamook County submitted its required application indicating it has met the prerequisites to allow reopening of certain venues in Tillamook County no sooner than May 15th.                                                                                                                                                                                 

For more information, please visit the Governor’s website:

COVID-19 If you are concerned you have COVID-19

If you are concerned you may have COVID-19 symptoms, you can call the Tillamook County Nurse Hotline, 503-842-3940, Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm. If needed, the nurse will give you the location of the Health Department’s mobile medical unit so you can be tested in the parking lot.

Remember the symptoms:

            Sore throat


            Difficulty breathing

            Fever – Although a fever technically is any body temperature above the normal of 98.6 F (37 C), in practice a person is usually not considered to have a significant fever until the     

Emergency Preparedness Fair April 25, Postponed

Our Emergency Preparedness Fair scheduled for Saturday, April 25th has been cancelled and rescheduled for Saturday September 19th, 9:00am – 3:00pm at the Hebo Fire Station.

September is National Preparedness Month so it seems appropriate to hold the fair in September!!!

More details to come!

Covid-19 Tillamook County Emergency Resolution Update, 3-22-2020.

As reported on 3-22-2020 by the Headlight Herald…”The resolution pushes the local state of emergency to April 28 unless further extended, closes county, state and federal parks in Tillamook County, county parking lots, county beach access and certain roadside parking areas, public boat launches except for commercial fishing, and all transient lodging facilities – hotels, motels, short-term vacation rentals, bed and breakfasts, RV parks and campgrounds, all closed expect to guests registered longer than 30 days, essential personnel and emergency responders.”

COVID-19 EVCNB Social Distancing and Sheltering in Place

Learn the facts.  Take action.  Be prepared
Social Distancing and Sheltering in Place…
        What are they and Why are they important?

Prepared by:   Victoria Holt
Sponsored by:  Emergency Volunteer Corps of Nehalem Bay

Coronavirus protection: social distancing and sheltering in place
The coronavirus pandemic is moving fast, and information has proliferated quickly as well. How to sort it all out? Look first to established governmental sources for accurate information. The Oregon Health Authority’s Coronavirus Update from March 17,

COVID-19 EVCNB Precautions for Coronavirus.

Learn the Facts.  Take action.  Be prepared

Precautions for Coronavirus
Nehalem Bay area residents
Sponsored by:  Emergency Volunteer Corps of Nehalem Bay
Developed by:  Victoria Holt

At EVCNB our mission is preparedness. That’s never been truer than it is today, when being prepared for the coronavirus pandemic can make a crucial difference in the health of our community.   
There is much more coronavirus infection in Oregon than we know about. A total of 30 cases were diagnosed statewide as of March 12,

Covid-19 Some Simple Precautions

By now, you’ve heard about Covid-19 (coronavirus).  There is little known about this virus, but we do know that the main symptoms are: cough, fever and difficulty breathing.

Whether it is a tsunami or a virus, preparedness and resiliency are not any different. We urge you to consider some simple precautions to prevent the spread of any virus.

  1. Wash your hands regularly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  2. Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue or sleeve when coughing or sneezing and throw the tissue away after use.