Governor Brown extends coronavirus state of emergency through July

The executive order that was scheduled to expire May 7th, has now been extended through July 6th

Posted: May 2, 2020 5:03 PM
Updated: May 3, 2020 9:07 AM

SALEM, Ore -- The current state of emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic that was set to expire on May 7th, will be in place for an additional 60 days. 

Governor Brown signed executive order No.20-24 on Friday that extends the original declaration made back on March 8th, through July 6th. Brown first issued it at the time Oregon had 14 positive cases of the coronavirus. 

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"I find that the novel infections coronavirus continues to threaten public health and safety," Governor Brown wrote as part of the order. 

The declaration also allows the Governor to maintain the current "Stay Home, Save Lives", executive order, and the moratorium on residential/commecial evictions.  However, like the order on delaying non-emergency medical procedures, it can be lifted at any time depending on the situation. 

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"As the Governor made clear [Friday], our efforts to move forward with safely reopening Oregon will be gradual, incremental, and based on science and data, " A spokesperson with the Governor's office said in a statement. "Executive Order 20-24 allows that process of reopening Oregon safely and carefully to continue."

ORS 401.651 to 401.670, ORS 433.443, and ORS 431A.015 issued on March 8th, 2020: 

1. The Oregon Health Authority and the state Public Health Director shall take all actions necessary and authorized under ORS 401.651 to 401.670, ORS 433.443, and ORS 431A.015 to respond to, control, mitigate, and recover from the emergency, including but not limited to:

(a) Deploying emergency volunteer health care professionals under ORS 401.661;

(b) Designating emergency health care centers under ORS 401.657;

(c) After consultation with appropriate medical experts, creating and requiring the use of diagnostic and treatment guidelines and providing notice of those guidelines to health care providers, institutions and facilities;

(d) Issuing guidelines for private businesses regarding appropriate work restrictions, if necessary.

2. If needed, I will request assistance through the Emergency Management Assistance Compact under ORS 402.105 and the Pacific Northwest Management Assistance Arrangement under ORS 402.250.

3. The Office of Emergency Management shall, in consultation with the Director of the Oregon Health Authority and state Public Health Director, if necessary, take any action authorized under ORS 433.441. All agencies identified as part of the Governor's Coronavirus Response Team are directed to provide liaisons for the State Emergency Coordination Center. All state government agencies shall utilize and employ state personnel, equipment, and facilities for any and all activities as requested and coordinated by the Oregon Office of Emergency Management. All citizens are to heed the advice of emergency officials with regard to this outbreak in order to protect their health and safety.

4. As necessary to respond to the emergency, I authorize all executive agencies of state government to take, upon further direction from me or my office, any actions authorized under the provisions set forth in ORS 401.168 through 401.192.

5. State agencies shall develop and​ implement procedures, including waiving rules or adopting temporary rules within the agency's authority, consistent with recommendations from the state Public Health Director, designed to prevent or alleviate the public health threat.

6. This declaration serves as a public health emergency for purposes of ORS 653.616, which permits employees to use sick time as specified in ORS 653.616(6).

7. Persons who believe that they have been subjected to excessive prices for essential consumer goods associated with the coronavirus outbreak are encouraged to report that conduct to the Oregon Department of Justice Consumer Protection hotline, at 1-877-877-9392.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 135142

Reported Deaths: 1832
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Washington18867175
Marion16394242
Clackamas11789138
Lane8467110
Jackson700485
Umatilla685671
Deschutes507339
Yamhill322846
Malheur316453
Linn314949
Polk249240
Klamath246944
Josephine178535
Benton174314
Jefferson171225
Douglas170943
Union112516
Wasco109123
Columbia105418
Lincoln100417
Hood River96121
Coos95215
Morrow94510
Clatsop6925
Crook62911
Baker5765
Tillamook3692
Curry3235
Lake2365
Grant2131
Harney1784
Wallowa973
Gilliam511
Sherman470
Wheeler201
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Cases: 3074812

Reported Deaths: 35060
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Los Angeles103873814416
San Bernardino2569141560
Riverside2510002676
San Diego2185552174
Orange2165092508
Santa Clara949051129
Kern87240572
Fresno83200968
Sacramento811831128
Alameda68649788
Ventura62774462
San Joaquin58843788
Contra Costa53349460
Stanislaus43121766
Tulare42186515
Monterey36464255
San Mateo32887309
San Francisco29502266
Solano25983107
Santa Barbara25405243
Imperial25333474
Merced24570316
Sonoma24184242
Kings19588148
Placer17490184
San Luis Obispo16056140
Madera13528151
Santa Cruz12461113
Marin11732159
Yolo10789138
Shasta9750123
Butte9528128
El Dorado788649
Sutter782879
Napa767244
Lassen519916
San Benito500346
Yuba499627
Tehama433244
Tuolumne340340
Nevada323474
Mendocino319232
Amador302431
Lake262531
Humboldt242725
Glenn194820
Colusa17969
Calaveras162123
Siskiyou145713
Mono11244
Inyo98329
Del Norte8672
Plumas5895
Modoc3853
Mariposa3464
Trinity3044
Sierra820
Alpine730
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