June 17 , 2020
State of Oregon
  • Governor Brown announced one-week pause on pending county applications for reopening. Read more.
  • Governor Brown announces comprehensive testing plan for long-term care facilities. Read more.
  • Governor Brown announces healthy schools reopening council. Read more.

Oregon Health Authority - Weekly Report from June 10

Phase Two Reopening Guidance: Outdoor Recreation Update with removal of prohibition on outdoor playgrounds and splash pads

Reopening Guidance tool from OHA is a document with the guidance associated with each phase of the reopening framework.

Senator Jeff Merkley
Local Updates
Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team - Daily Updates
Resources for All
Resources for Businesses/Non-Profits
Oregon Community Foundation | COVID- 19 Recovery site- Respond, Recover, Rebuild

Small Business Development Center and Small Business Legal Clinic | Webinar on Thursday, June 18 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. about the legal considerations for reopening your business space during the COVID-19 crisis. The presentation will include information from CDC, OSHA, and Oregon State guidance and requirements for Phase One and Phase Two. Register here.


The CARES Act| Financial assistance is available for contract, gig, and self-employed workers who have lost income due to COVID-19 impacts. Information on the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program is available here.

Paycheck Protection Act | Payroll funding assistance though the Paycheck Protection Act is again available to small businesses. This program helps business owners retain good employees whether or not the business is active, by providing funds for continued employment event if the business is temporarily closed. This support is structured as a loan which is forgiven if the business has met certain requirements during the loan period. Contact the local Small Business Administration office or your local bank for the latest information.
Resources for Unemployed
The CARES Act | Those who have exhausted regular unemployment benefits may apply for a 13 week extension through Pandemic Extension Unemployment Assistance (PEUA). Click here for more information.
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