County Eclipse Weekend Update

Health Clinics, Recession, Screening

WEATHER

Today’s forecast indicates mostly clear skies through Saturday night.

TRAFFIC

Traffic in and around Lincoln County continues to be light.  At this time ODOT indicates there are no delays for traveling to and around Lincoln County.  

Expectations are for traffic increase Sunday and Monday.

Current information on traffic conditions around the state should visit the Oregon Department of Transportation’s: Tripcheck – http://TripCheck.com.

TripCheck Mobile is a separate web site formatted specifically for low-bandwidth users. You may access the site athttp://m.tripcheck.com or http://www.tripcheck.com/mobile
And, by dialing 511

LODGING

Lincoln County’s amenities and parks are reporting some vacancies.  Local businesses and attractions encourage locals and visitors to enjoy their offerings and activities!

MEDICAL

Samaritan Health Services clinics along the central Oregon Coast and the Mid-Willamette Valley will offer extended hours for walk-in care from Friday, Aug. 18 through Tuesday, Aug. 22.

https://www.samhealth.org/health-services/all-services/urgent-care-walk-in-care/samaritan-eclipse-information

EYE SAFETY

Make sure your glasses are ISO certified. https://eclipse.aas.org/eyesafety/iso-certification)

Eclipse glasses are available throughout the County. No shortages reported.

Check out this video online with your family. National Geographic Solar Eclipse 101 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxrLRbkOwKs

FUEL

Oregon Department of Energy reports fuel trucks are making daily deliveries around the clock. Even if a station runs out of fuel, it’s a temporary situation.

211

Oregon’s 211 information line is the best source of information for questions regarding Eclipse issues. Resident and visitors are encouraged to call 211 or visit 211info.org for information.

ACTIVITIES

There are many activities happening throughout the County (Two of many events, below).

13th Annual Port of Toledo Wooden Boat Show August 19-21, 2017

Located in Toledo, Oregon, this free, family-friendly, weekend event on August 19-20, 2017 celebrates the historic traditions of wooden boats.

http://portoftoledo.org/wooden-boat-show-2/

The NEW Lincoln County Fair – August 18-20, 2017, in Newport, Oregon – Bonus Eclipse Events Monday, Aug 21!

Many activities, vendors and events now through the weekend and Monday.

Check out the 2017 event schedule

https://www.thelincolncountyfair.com/schedule

information provided by Lincoln County PIO Casey Miller