In a press briefing earlier today, Governor Kate Brown announced additional details for the Phase I reopening of Oregon.
The Governor will begin accepting applications for reopening counties on May 8th. Counties must meet certain criteria to reopen, including:
1. Declining COVID-19 prevalence
2. Minimum Testing Regimen
3. Contact Tracing System
4. Isolation Facilities
5. Finalize Statewide Sector Guidelines
6. Sufficient Healthcare Capacity
7. Sufficient PPE Supply
Should counties meet the prerequisites, they can enter into Phase I reopening on May 15th. After 21 days in Phase I, counties continuing to meet the prerequisites may be able to enter Phase II.
Details on Restarting Oregon Public Life and Business
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