Oregon Gov. Kate Brown joins national move to lower flags for coronavirus victims 

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown followed in the steps of President Donald Trump late Thursday and ordered all flags flying at public agencies lowered to honor people who have died amid the coronavirus pandemic. Source: Oregon Gov. Kate Brown joins national move to lower flags for coronavirus victims – oregonlive.com

Half of Oregon counties facing coronavirus warning signs, state report shows 

The Oregon Health Authority disclosed an array of statistics Thursday showing many counties are already struggling to meet all public health benchmarks meant to protect residents from the coronavirus amid reopening efforts. Source: Half of Oregon counties facing coronavirus warning signs, state report shows – oregonlive.com

Self-service gas rules returning to pre-coronavirus status, Oregon state fire marshal says

Oregonians can no longer pump their own gas at stations where self-service was not allowed prior to the coronavirus pandemic as of May 24, the state fire marshal’s office announced Thursday. Source: Self-service gas rules returning to pre-coronavirus status, Oregon state fire marshal says – oregonlive.com

Oregon’s live events industry says it needs more help to survive coronavirus shutdown 

Dwayne Thomas has helped supply and design lighting for live events and performances in Oregon for nearly 40 years. His company, Greenlight Creative, is usually booked solid providing lighting for concerts, theatrical performances, corporate events and weddings. But Greenlight Creative hasn’t been able to bring in any revenue since Oregon Gov. Kate Brown banned large gatherings in mid-March […]
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First in-custody COVID-19 death reported from Department of Corrections

A man held at the Oregon State Penitentiary died Wednesday after testing positive for COVID-19, the first such death reported by Oregon DOC. Source: First in-custody COVID-19 death reported from Department of Corrections

Coronavirus in Oregon: 145 now dead as known cases climb to 3,817

The Oregon Health Authority on Thursday reported one new death from the novel coronavirus, raising the state’s toll to 145 people, as known cases climbed to 3,817. Source: Coronavirus in Oregon: 145 now dead as known cases climb to 3,817 – oregonlive.com

Oregon day care programs reopened following reports of alleged abuse

Two of four child care facilities operated by a Keizer woman reopened Thursday following a three-day closure based on reports of alleged abuse and neglect. Source: Oregon day care programs reopened following reports of alleged abuse

Oregon’s outdoors, campgrounds are reopening. Here are the details.

A breakdown of what’s open and closed across Oregon’s outdoors. Source: Oregon’s outdoors, campgrounds are reopening. Here are the details.

Oregon coronavirus May 22: Self-serve gas rule ends Saturday

The Office of the State Fire Marshal’s temporary rules change allowing Oregon gas retailers to provide self-service on a voluntary basis ends at midnight, May 23. Source: Oregon coronavirus May 22: Self-serve gas rule ends Saturday

A Rise in COVID-19 Cases in Deschutes County Tests Whether the State Will Close Bars, Restaurants Again. (So Far? No.)

The number of COVID-19 cases in Deschutes County has increased over the last seven days. On Wednesday, the county reported nine cases—more cases than it has on any other single day. Source: A Rise in COVID-19 Cases in Deschutes County Tests Whether the State Will Close Bars, Restaurants Again. (So Far? No.) – Willamette Week