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Governor Kate Brown announced that Washington County will be moving back to “High Risk” level, effective this Friday, April 23rd, due to the rise in cases of COVID-19.
The move will be effective April 23 through May 6, and will be re-evaluated May 4th. As case counts and hospitalizations increase and counties qualify for higher risk levels, increased safety measures for businesses and activities will resume.
For more information about what this means for your business, please refer to OHA’s Sector Guidance Chart or visit the state’s website for county-by-county information about risk status and guidance.
A complete list of counties and their associated risk levels is available here. Updates to Warning Week data and county risk levels will be posted to coronavirus.oregon.gov.
WCVA Welcomes New CEO
After a nationwide search, the board of directors for the Washington County Visitors Association (WCVA) selected Dave Parulo, president of Meet Chicago Northwest to lead the 38-year-old organization as its new president and chief executive officer. Mr. Parulo will succeed current CEO, Carolyn E. McCormick, on June 1, 2021. Read more >>>
Hotel Occupancy Continues to Increase
While the pandemic greatly affected the hospitality industry, hotel occupancy numbers are climbing and we’re seeing increases when compared to the same time last year, more than a year after initial restrictions were put in place. Learn more >>>
Vancouver Canadians to Play Season in Hillsboro
The Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club will play its 2021 season in Hillsboro at Ron Tonkin Field, which is the home stadium for the Hillsboro Hops. The Canadians decided to start the season in Oregon due to the continued closure of the border between the United States and Canada. Read more >>>
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