Oregon Phase 2 Guidance Released

The Governor has issued guidance for counties entering Phase 2 of reopening and expanded the businesses/activities that can reopen to include zoos, gardens, and museums. In addition, professional and collegiate sports teams can return to training in their facilities with physical distancing and health and safety measures in place.

Information from OHA on phase two is here: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/ORDHS/bulletins/28ef049

With respect to offices, Phase 2 guidance states:

Offices can begin reopening and employees can return to workplaces with physical distancing and other measures in place, though remote work is still strongly recommended whenever possible.

Counties that enter Phase 2 will also be able to continue with the reopening process, following updated health and safety guidance:

  • Gathering limits will be raised to 50 people indoors, and 100 people outdoors.
  • Indoor and outdoor venues, including theaters and churches, with 6 feet of physical distancing and other measures in place, can reach a COVID-19 occupancy limit of up to 250.
  • Increased travel will be allowed throughout Oregon, though staying local is still recommended to prevent overloading county health systems.
  • Restaurants and bars will have curfews extended to midnight.
  • Pools and sports courts will be allowed to reopen under new guidance.
  • Indoor and outdoor activities such as bowling, batting cages, and mini golf, will be allowed to reopen under new guidance.
  • Recreational sports can resume in a limited form, under strict physical distancing guidance.

Additional information is here: https://govstatus.egov.com/or-covid-19/#phase2Guidance



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