Oregon Governor Kate Brown has announced the following to slow the spread of the coronavirus and protect the health of Oregonians as of Monday, March 23:
Stay Home, Save Lives Executive Order - Directing everyone in Oregon to stay at home to the maximum extent possible and adding to the list of businesses that will be temporarily closed to stem the spread of COVID-19 in Oregon.
Statewide closure of Oregon K-12 schools from Monday, March 16 through April 28.
A statewide cancelation of all events and gatherings larger than 25 people -- exempting essential locations like workpalces, grocery stores, pharmacies, and retail stores. It's additionally recommended that Oregonians avoid gatherings of 10 people or more.
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.
All other businesses are urged to assess their practices, implement strong social distancing measures, and close their doors temporarily if they cannot put the new guidance in place.
Social distancing measures are recommended, including: increased physical space between employees in offices and worksites, limited in-person meetings, limited travel, and staggered work schedules were possible.