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  • Mar
    17
    2020

    COVID-19 Update 3-17-2020 Social Distancing Measures Announced

    Posted by: Health and Human Services - COVID-19

    On Monday evening, Oregon Health Authority announced 8 new cases of COVID-19 in Oregon, including one new case in Marion County. There are now 47 cases statewide with 3 in Marion County.

    Oregon Governor Kate Brown has announced new measures to flatten the curve of coronavirus transmission in Oregon, including new orders and guidance on social distancing. The following measures take effect on Tuesday, March 17, and continue for four weeks: 

    • Statewide cancelation of all events and gatherings larger than 25 people. It is recommended that Oregonians avoid gatherings of 10 or more people.

    • Restaurants, bars, and other establishments that offer food or beverages for sale are restricted to carry-out and delivery only with no on-site consumption permitted.

    • Food service at health care facilities, workplaces, and other essential facilities will continue. 

    View the full release here

    COVID-19 Update 3-17-2020 Social Distancing Measures Announced
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