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August 05, 2020
First Month of Statewide Enforcement Efforts Finds Businesses Largely in Compliance with Face Covering, Physical Distancing Requirements
Over 3,600 businesses inspected since July 4th, statewide weekend inspections and enforcement to continue
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August 01, 2020
Governor Kate Brown Announces Launch of New Programs to Assist Oregon Agricultural Workers
Oregon Worker Quarantine Fund, Community Partner Outreach Program now available to agricultural workers
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July 31, 2020
Governor Kate Brown Announces Racial Justice Council to Address Systemic Racism in Oregon
High profile group to focus work on dismantling racist policies and promoting opportunity for all
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July 30, 2020
Governor Kate Brown Announces Changes to County Reopening Status for Umatilla and Morrow Counties Due to Rapid Spread of COVID-19
Effective Friday, July 31, Umatilla County moved to Baseline Stay Home Status, Morrow County moved to Phase 1
Governor's Office
July 28, 2020
Governor Kate Brown Releases School Health and Safety Metrics
Metrics set strict health and safety standards for in-person instruction, with accommodations for young learners, remote and rural schools
Governor's Office
July 27, 2020
Governor Kate Brown to Announce School Health and Safety Metrics
Press availability July 28, at 1:30 p.m.
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July 23, 2020
Governor Kate Brown Convenes First Meeting of the Public Safety Training and Standards Task Force
Task Force discussed law enforcement officer training, diversity of trainers and staff
Governor's Office
July 22, 2020
Governor Kate Brown Announces New Requirements for Face Coverings and Businesses to Stop Spread of COVID-19
Effective July 24, children 5 and up to wear face coverings
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July 18, 2020
Governor Kate Brown Orders Flags Lowered To Half-Staff In Honor of U.S. Representative John Lewis
Governor celebrates and honors his legacy
Governor's Office
July 16, 2020
Governor Kate Brown Issues Statement on Oregon Schools
“It has become clear that school this fall will not look like a normal year.”
Governor's Office
July 13, 2020
Governor Kate Brown Announces New Requirements for Face Coverings, Limits on Social Get-Togethers to Slow the Spread of COVID-19
Effective July 15, face coverings to be required outdoors, social get-togethers indoors over 10 prohibited
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July 10, 2020
Becky Chiao Named Oregon's New Public Records Advocate
Appointment is effective August 3 and is subject to Senate confirmation
Governor's Office
July 08, 2020
Governor Kate Brown Announces Membership of Public Safety Training and Standards Task Force
Task force will develop recommendations for improving the training and certification practices for Oregon law enforcement officers
Governor's Office
July 06, 2020
Governor Kate Brown Announces Healthy Early Learners Council
Council will advise programs serving children, birth to eight, on safely reopening and staying open
Governor's Office
July 06, 2020
Governor Kate Brown Appoints Mike Schmidt as Multnomah County District Attorney
District Attorney-elect Schmidt will assume office early to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of the current Multnomah County District Attorney
Governor's Office
July 03, 2020
Governor Kate Brown Launches July 4th Face Covering Enforcement Statewide for Restaurants, Bars, and Other Businesses
Eight counties placed on Watch List, will face restrictive measures if COVID-19 outbreaks worsen
Governor's Office
July 02, 2020
Statewide Public Awareness Campaign on Face Coverings Launches
'A Mask is Just a Mask' campaign aims to unite Oregonians, especially younger Oregonians, on the importance of wearing face coverings to help reduce the spread of COVID-19
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