Governor Brown has announced new measures to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Oregon. Together with the governors of Washington and Oregon, a joint travel advisory is in place effective immediately. The advisory urges anyone entering Oregon – either residents returning from a trip, or non-residents entering Oregon on a trip – to quarantine for 14 days. It furthers advises Oregonians to refrain from any non-essential travel to other states or countries.
Additionally, the Governor announced a two-week freeze, beginning November 18 and running through at least December 2. The restrictions include the following:
- Limiting restaurants and bars to take-out only (including wineries and tasting rooms, which are limited to curbside pick-up and online orders).
- Closing indoor recreational facilities, museums, indoor entertainment activities, zoos, pools, gardens, aquariums, and outdoor entertainment activities.
- Closing venues (that host or facilitate indoor or outdoor events).
- Limiting social get-togethers (indoors and outdoors) to no more than six people, total, from no more than two households.