Legion leader does time after virus exposure


March 25, 2020

DALE JENKINS peers from inside his home during his quarantine period following a visit to the Oregon Veterans Home.

So far, Dale Jenkins hasn't shown any symptoms of COVID-19, but he's spent the last two weeks on the sidelines after a visit the Oregon Veterans' Home in Lebanon.

Jenkins, commander of the local American Legion Post, said he believes he's the first person in Sweet Home to be quarantined in connection to the spreading COVID-19 coronavirus.

Jenkins said he was through it Monday, which he found amusing in light of Gov. Kate Brown executive orders telling people to stay home.

"I happened to be at the Veterans' Home in Lebanon the day they locked them down," Jenkins said. He and his District...

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