The Oregon Health Authority also announced an outbreak at locations of a business that operates in the Portland metro area and the Willamette Valley. The agency has not yet offered additional details.
Churches, mosques and synagogues in Washington state can resume in-person services, with those in counties in the second stage of the state's COVID-19 reopening plan allowed to have limited in-building services, with the remainder limited to outdoor services with no more than 100 people.
Across much of Oregon, coronavirus restrictions are easing and restaurants have been allowed to serve seated-meals once more. But an open door is not always enough to draw a crowd.
Contact tracers keep outbreaks from growing by finding out who an infected person has been near and helping those who have been exposed get tested. The job requires an unusual combination of skills.
The director of the Oregon Employment Department apologized to thousands of Oregonians still waiting for unemployment relief.
The Portland State University Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to appoint its 10th president — interim president Stephen Percy.
Pandemic slows response to elderly residents without sinks or showers.
Two Southern Oregon churches claim the state's limits on the size of religious gatherings amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic violate their constitutionally protected rights to free speech.
Multnomah County may apply for Phase 1 of Gov. Kate Brown's reopening plan on June 5. If approved, it could begin reopening on June 12.
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Umatilla County residents and the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation have received more than $3 million in disaster assistance funds.
The Joint Office has proposed a plan: rent out 495 motel rooms to house people experiencing homelessness until there’s a vaccine for COVID-19.
In the last nine days, 84 people have tested positive for COVID-19 due to a spread at Firestone Pacific Foods. The top public health official hasn't changed his recommendation to reopen.