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Farm To School and School Garden programs innovate during pandemic

Farm to School and School Garden programs across Oregon bring nutritious food to children, teaching them how to grow it and exposing them to the sources of their food.

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OSU’s TRACE Community COVID-19 sampling in Redmond suggests 32 cases per 1,000 residents

The TRACE results demonstrate the importance of determining a COVID-19 prevalence estimate for Redmond with winter continuing strongly in Central Oregon.

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OSU to bring TRACE Community COVID-19 sampling to Redmond this weekend

Redmond has a population of just over 30,000, roughly one-seventh of Deschutes County’s population of 203,000. The county has reported 39 COVID-19 fatalities and 5,137 cases.

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Extension assists with COVID-19 testing in Columbia, Washington counties

Recognizing the strain of the pandemic in Columbia County, Jenny and others in the area’s OSU Extension Service office didn’t hesitate to assist with drive-through COVID-19 testing clinics.

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Oregon State University receives $2 million Packard Foundation grant to expand TRACE-COVID-19 nationally

Oregon State researchers received a grant from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation to create a national TRACE Center that will expand the OSU’s COVID-19 public health project to other states.

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Oregon State TRACE results suggest five people per 1,000 in Eugene infected with SARS-CoV-2

Results from sampling Nov. 7 and 8 by Oregon State University and the University of Oregon suggest that about five people per 1,000 in Eugene at the time had the virus that causes COVID-19.