May 15 , 2020
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State of Oregon

Webinar Today at 3 p.m. Reviewing New Guidelines for childcare operations.
Meeting ID: 911 9899 4741
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New Executive Order No. 20-25 - A safe and strong Oregon: Maintaining essential health directives in response to COVID-19, and implementing a phased approach for reopening Oregon's economy.

New State of Oregon COVID website, includes guidance for gyms & childcare. The newest guidance can be found here.

Re-opening Webinar Recordings:

OHA has posted translations for most of the sector-specific reopening guidance documents on their website.

Oregon Health Authority

Senator Jeff Merkley

Senator Ron Wyden
Local Updates
Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team - Daily Updates
Resources for All
Oregon Health Authority - Coronavirus Updates

Travel Southern Oregon | COVID-19 Updates & Information

Katanacraft (the manufacturing arm of Hellgate Jet Boats in Grants Pass) is now manufacturing multi-function stands particulary designed to hold hand sanitizer dispensers. They are currently developing a foot activated dispenser. See the flyer here.

Smart Growth America is inviting local agencies to apply for a new Arts & Transportation Rapid Response initiative . Selected agencies will be matched with an artist who will work with the agency over the next few months on their proposed project. Participating artists will receive between $5,000 to $20,000 to support the artists’ time and project materials, as well as a short series of training sessions to prepare them to work with the transportation agencies.
Resources for Businesses
Lendio | PPP Small Business Resources - Funds Still Available

The Oregon Community Foundation has announced $1 million in grant funding to support communities and economies in the Pacific Northwest through the Accelerate Northwest Fund. Learn more .

Business Oregon and the Oregon Innovation Council announced the Enhanced Innovation Grant Program that will fund up to five proposals from innovation-based companies. The program has $250,000 available and will fund individual grants up to $50,000. Proposals are due May 20. Learn more .
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