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Oregon COVID-19 Mask Requirements

Face Coverings Required Statewide Masks, face shields and face coverings are currently required statewide for offices and indoor public spaces (for example, grocery stores, pharmacies, public transit, personal services providers, restaurants, bars, retail stores, and more). In addition, face coverings are required in outdoor public spaces when physical distancing is not possible. Children age 5 and up are required to wear a face covering. People with a disability or medical condition may request accommodation from the business if they cannot wear one Why wear a mask? Converging studies show that wearing a mask can help protect both us ...

How to protect yourself and other from COVID-19

Video courtesy of The SEAD Project / Seadproject.org How it spreads The virus spreads from person to person mainly through respiratory droplets an infected person makes when they cough, sneeze or talk. Droplets can land in mouths or noses of people who are nearby – within about six feet. COVID-19 may spread from people who do not show symptoms.  The virus may also spread by touching surfaces or objects that have the virus on them. It does not spread easily between animals and people. Everyone should take these prevention steps Wash hands often for at least 20 seconds with soap and warm water. If you cannot use ...

Coronavirus Facts

Graphic courtesy of The SEAD Project / Seadproject.org What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is a respiratory illness caused by a new strain of the coronavirus. Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that can cause mild to severe illness. This new coronavirus has spread in people only since December 2019. Health experts are learning more and more about this new coronavirus and the illnesses it causes. At present there is no treatment for or vaccine to prevent COVID-19. How does coronavirus spread? The virus is spread mainly from person-to-person through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes or talks. These droplets can ...