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Hotel In Lincoln City Reports COVID-19 Outbreak

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A landmark hotel in Lincoln City is the site of a COVID-19 outbreak.

Lincoln County Public Health said Monday that five out of 97 staff members at the Inn At Spanish Head tested positive. The hotel remains open, but a spokesperson says the on-site restaurant will tempoarily close to allow staff to quarantine, and for the facility to undergo a deep cleaning.

The public health agency said the county has had an increase in cases in the Lincoln City area.

Chris Lehman has been reporting on Oregon issues since 2006. He joined the KLCC news department in December 2018 and became News Director in March 2023. Chris was born and raised in Pennsylvania, and graduated from Temple University with a degree in journalism. His public broadcasting career includes stops in Louisiana and Illinois. Chris has filed for national programs including “Morning Edition” and “All Things Considered.”
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