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OHA unveils guidance for businesses as COVID-19 'risk level' executive order issued

Governor Kate Brown issued an executive order codifying the new system, signing it on Wednesday to be effective immediately on Thursday.

Posted: Dec 3, 2020 1:13 PM
Updated: Dec 4, 2020 11:30 AM

PORTLAND, Ore. — Thursday marks the beginning of a new system of county-by-county coronavirus measures in Oregon based on four "risk levels." At the outset, 25 of Oregon's 26 counties fall under the most restrictive Extreme Risk level.

The vast majority of southern Oregon falls in that category; including Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake, and Douglas counties. Curry and Coos counties currently remain under the High Risk level.

To name a few of the Extreme Risk level measures, indoor dining, gyms and fitness centers, theaters and museums all remain closed. Retail stores, malls, churches, and many outdoor venues remain under capacity restrictions.

Governor Kate Brown issued an executive order codifying the new system, signing it on Wednesday to be effective immediately on Thursday.

Previous statements from state officials gave only the broad strokes of the new system (see OHA's Sector Risk Level Guidance Chart document), but Brown's office notified southern Oregon businesses of sector-specific guidelines on Thursday morning.

Guidance based on county risk level:

Guidance that applies statewide:

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 207106

Reported Deaths: 2757
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah40396614
Washington26812249
Marion23444323
Clackamas18953235
Lane13924164
Jackson11549146
Deschutes1002782
Umatilla860987
Linn562281
Yamhill478679
Klamath477878
Polk400556
Douglas389583
Malheur362063
Josephine361772
Benton326922
Jefferson237139
Coos216737
Columbia192329
Union150124
Wasco144530
Lincoln143421
Crook129223
Hood River121733
Morrow115516
Clatsop10609
Baker102315
Curry72011
Tillamook6604
Grant5517
Lake4688
Harney4339
Wallowa1945
Gilliam811
Sherman701
Wheeler351
Unassigned00

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3810808

Reported Deaths: 63373
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles124790924459
Riverside3017994627
San Bernardino2993204850
San Diego2818863771
Orange2731055113
Santa Clara1201922190
Kern1107991404
Sacramento1078721737
Fresno1029711724
Alameda897561277
Ventura816611031
San Joaquin748081440
Contra Costa70770813
Stanislaus635351070
Tulare49802849
Monterey43842432
San Mateo42685581
San Francisco37275556
Santa Barbara34621455
Solano33762266
Merced32315479
Sonoma30957317
Imperial28855741
Placer23604300
Kings23202247
San Luis Obispo21448261
Madera16647245
Santa Cruz16246208
Marin14208230
Yolo14165212
Butte12668195
Shasta12630233
El Dorado10401116
Napa1002880
Sutter9666113
Yuba651251
San Benito610963
Lassen579925
Tehama573563
Nevada493175
Humboldt450849
Mendocino434050
Tuolumne421671
Amador374247
Lake356345
Glenn243327
Siskiyou239837
Colusa228818
Calaveras220856
Del Norte14588
Inyo143438
Mono12984
Plumas7376
Modoc5635
Mariposa4657
Trinity4236
Sierra1170
Alpine890
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