Washington County back to ‘high risk’ for COVID-19

Washington County, Oregon is moving back into the high risk for COVID-19 category on Friday, April 23. Governor Kate Brown made the announcement on Tuesday. This move from the “moderate risk” category is due to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases in the county.

Washington County is among 23 counties that will be in the high risk category. Three are at moderate risk and 10 are at lower risk.

The high risk category guidance will be in effect through May 6.

High risk guidance: 

  • Eating and drinking establishments limited to 25% capacity or 50 people indoors
  • Outdoor dining limited to  75 people maximum
  • Tables limited to 6 people
  • Indoor recreation and entertainment limited to 25% capacity or 50 people, whichever is smaller and indoor full contact sports are prohibited
  • Retail is limited to 50% capacity (curbside pickup encouraged)
  • Outdoor recreation and entertainment (including hiking trails, campsites, gardens) limited to 15% capacity. Outdoor full-contact sports allowed.
  • Personal services (i.e. hair salons) are allowed.
  • Remote work is recommended if possible.

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