New Safety Measures Announced | Travel Salem | The Most Oregon Part of Oregon |

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.

For more detailed information about the new measures, go here. For more information about how to experience the Salem region safely, go here.

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