5 Test Positive At Lincoln City Hotel

Updated: Aug 19


Lincoln County Public Health and Surftides Hotel in Lincoln City announced today an outbreak among staff at the resort. Currently 5 out of 64 staff have tested positive. Jennifer Cho, spokesperson for Surftides Hotel said on Tuesday, “The safety and well-being of our team members, guests, and our community is our top priority. We are proactively working with the Lincoln County Health Department while enhancing cleaning protocols and adding additional safeguards both front and back of house.”


Rebecca Austen, Health Department Director, said that Public Health is

currently investigating the cases and will be reaching out to close contacts.

“Lincoln County has resources available to help those who must quarantine to

stop the spread” she said.


“If you get a call from a case investigator or contact tracer, please do your best to share as much as you can about who you may have been in contact with in the past two weeks. Sharing this information will help us prevent further spread of outbreaks.” Public Health reminds the public that there the best way to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 is to


 Maintain at least 6 feet of distance between yourself and those who do

not live with you;

 Wear a face covering when you cannot maintain this distance;

 Wash your hands frequently with soap and water; and

 Monitor your symptoms. If you feel sick, stay home.


If you have questions about this or COVID-19, please contact the Lincoln

County Call Center at 541-265-0621 or by email at

LincolnCoCallCenter@co.lincoln.or.us


El Hotel Surftides y la Salud Pública del Condado Lincoln en

Lincoln City anunciaron hoy un brote entre el personal del resort. Actualmente,

5 de los 64 empleados han salido positivos.

Jennifer Cho, la portavoz del Hotel Surftides dijo el lunes: “La seguridad y el

bienestar de los miembros de nuestro equipo, los huéspedes y nuestra

comunidad es nuestra principal prioridad. Trabajamos de manera proactiva

con el Departamento de Salud del Condado Lincoln mientras mejoramos los

protocolos de limpieza y agregamos protecciones adicionales en la parte de

enfrente, así como en la parte de atrás de la casa ".

Rebecca Austen, directora del Departamento de Salud, dijo que la Salud

Pública está investigando los casos y se comunicará con contactos cercanos.

“El condado Lincoln tiene recursos disponibles para ayudar a quienes tienen

que ponerse en cuarentena para detener la propagación”, dijo. “Si recibe una

llamada de un investigador de caso o de un rastreador de contacto, haga todo

lo posible por compartir todo lo que pueda sobre con quién usted pudo haber

estado en contacto en las últimas dos semanas. Compartir esta información

nos ayudará a prevenir una mayor propagación de los brotes ".

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