Oregon Governor Kate Brown has announced Washington County (Tualatin Valley) will be grouped together with Multnomah County and Clackamas County as a single unit for reopening phases going forward.
Multnomah County has just been approved to begin Phase 1 on June 19. The tri-county group will then be eligible to apply for Phase 2 after 21 days. That means the earliest these Portland metro area counties can apply for Phase 2 will be July 10.
People will also be required to wear cloth face coverings while inside public places, like grocery stores in all Oregon counties.
According to the Oregon Health Authority’s guidance, face coverings are required in the following businesses:
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