Wasco County Commissioners met this morning for their weekly COVID-19 update. Members of the North Central Public Health District reported that many people were responding to public requests for social distancing and mask wearing, but a segment of the population was not. Teri Thalhofer, Director of the public health district. put it this way.
And she added this:
One person commented they had heard people concerned about the number of seasonal worker coming into the community to harvest the crops. Thalhofer responded this way
Lynn Burditt, who administers all the federal lands in the National Scenic Area , said on major change may be coming soon:
While we are pleased to hear that, we think Commissioner Steve Kramer summarized it best when he said.