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News Updates from Washington County

 

  • New Grants for Businesses Affected by COVID-19
    Several new grant opportunities have become available for Oregon businesses affected by COVID-19. The state has approved $20 million to Business Oregon’s Emergency Assistance Fund and Washington County has approved a relief fund for food and tourism related businesses as well. Governor Brown and…
  • Hotel Performance November 8-14
    COVID-19 has directly affected the hotel industry throughout the United States, and Washington County is no exception. While Washington County’s hotel occupancy is performing better than other destinations, it is still a decrease from last year during the same period. For the week of November 8-14,…
  • Hotel Occupancy Report for October 2020
    COVID-19 has directly affected the hotel industry throughout the United States, and Washington County is no exception. While Washington County’s hotel occupancy is performing better than other destinations, it is still a decrease from last year during the same period. For October 2020, Washington…
  • Oregon to “Freeze” November 18-December 2
    Oregon will be placed on a two-week “freeze” as a new measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the state. The freeze limits restaurants to takeout only, retail capacity to 75 percent and faith gatherings and other indoor crowds to 25 people. Gyms,…
  • Oregon Issues Travel Quarantine Recommendation
    Oregon Governor Kate Brown, along with Washington and California’s governors, is recommending a 14-day travel quarantine for anyone traveling to or from the West Coast states. As COVID-19 cases rise in Oregon, officials are urging people to stay home, avoid social gatherings and stay…