Oregon Announces New COVID-19 Framework

Oregon is rolling out a new framework for assessing COVID-19 risk levels by county. The new plan, which starts after the state’s two-week freeze ends on December 2, incudes restrictions for counties with “extreme risk.” Data will be evaluated weekly and risk levels will…

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

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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…

Washington County placed on two week ‘Pause’

Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced that nine counties, including Washington County, must pause social activities for two weeks, starting Wednesday, November 11 through November 25. This pause is a new measure to slow the spread of COVID-19 as cases across Oregon rise. It replaces…

Oregon Launches Program to Help Agricultural Workers

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New financial assistance will be available to agricultural workers in Oregon who have to quarantine due to exposure to COVID-19.