June 5 , 2020
State of Oregon

Phase 2 guidance is now available online. Click here for slides on Phase 2 Reopening Oregon Sector Specifics.

New Executive Order is not available yet, but will include updated travel guidance for Phase 2.

Regional Solutions | In cooperation with local public health & Chambers of Commerce, Regional Solutions will host two webinars tomorrow, Friday, June 5 for SW Oregon businesses and other organizations, on the Phase 2 COVID-19 re-opening guidance released this week.

Jun 5 at 2:00 p.m. - Phase 2 Guidance - Venues & Entertainment
Jun 5 at 3:30 p.m. - Phase 2 Guidance - Sports, Pools, & Sport Courts
For Zoom links, please respond to this email.

Oregon Health Authority - Weekly Report from June 3

Senator Jeff Merkley

Senator Ron Wyden
Local Updates
Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team - Daily Updates
Resources for All
Oregon Housing & Community Services | COVID-19 Rent Relief Program - Douglas County residents should call United Community Action Network (UCAN) at 541-672-5392
Resources for Businesses
Oregon Department of Agriculture | Food Security and Farmworker Safety Project

Foundry Collective, Rural Development Initiatives & Partners | Whatever It Takes: 5-Part Workshop Series for Rural Businesses was launched on June 3. The program will run for five consecutive weeks. Every event is recorded and made available for replay. There are live peer learning sessions on Mondays and Tuesdays starting June 8th. One-on-one mentoring sessions will be available to schedule with workshop mentors and other subject matter experts. To learn more or register, click here.

Oregon Office of Rural Health | Oregon Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Application cycle open now through July 30, 2020. Click here for more information.
Resources for Workers | Employment | Unemployment
State of Oregon Employment Department | May edition of Southwestern Oregon Economic Indicators is now available here. April was the first full month of collected data measuring the impact on workers and businesses due to COVID-19. Local area unemployment statistics, including April 2020, can be found here. For a news release on Employment in Douglas County, click here.
Food Hub Survey
Please help get out a “ food hub” survey targeted at producers and growers in COOS, CURRY, DOUGLAS, JACKSON, OR JOSEPHINE county. NeighborWorks Umpqua, along with OSU Extension, Blue Zones Project-Umpqua and several other organizations are examining the feasibility of a regional food hub potentially serving farmers in Douglas, Curry, Coos, Jackson and Josephine Counties. Determining the interest of farmers in participating in a food hub is the essential first step in a feasibility assessment.   Survey should take 10 minutes or less. Click here for the survey.
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