COVID-19 Resources for Oregon Postsecondary Education Partners
This page contains information related to the 2019 novel coronavirus and COVID-19 for postsecondary institutions and stakeholders in Oregon. For the current Oregon public health status on COVID-19, see the Oregon Health Authority.
Rescinding of Executive Order for Higher Education
On June 25, 2021, Governor Brown signed Executive Order 21-15, Rescinding all Remaining Covid-19 Restrictions; Continuing State Efforts to Support Ongoing Covid-19 Vaccination, Response, and Recovery Efforts. Among other actions, this order rescinds Executive Order 20-28 (Higher Education), effective June 30, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. As a result, the HECC OHA Public Health Guidelines for the Conduct of In-person Instructional, Residential, and Research Activities at Oregon Colleges and Universities, are no longer in effect. Colleges and universities are advised to consult Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance and their local health authorities as they develop operating plans going forward.
Press Release: Governor Kate Brown Announces Oregon to Reopen No Later than Wednesday, June 30, June 25, 2021
Press Release: Governor Kate Brown Announces Steps to Lift COVID-19 Restrictions, Fully Reopen Oregon Economy, June 04, 2021
Pandemic Response and Recovery in Oregon
Also see Oregon College and University Update Webpages for links to Oregon postsecondary institution-hosted webpages on COVID-19.
Federal Guidance and Federal Relief Resources
The information below are featured links and are not a comprehensive list of all federal guidance pertaining to higher education and pandemic relief.