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COVID-19 increases

‘Ominous’ virus infection trends could reverse reopening (Bend Bulletin, 7/1/20)

Oregon governor issues ultimatum: Wear masks and slow coronavirus, or businesses may close and schools might not reopen (Oregonian, 7/1/20)

Governor warns about Fourth of July gatherings as mask mandate goes into effect (KATU, 7/1/20)

Oregon COVID-19 daily update (serial) Oregon Health Authority

COVID-19 weekly report (serial) Oregon Health Authority

Foster care audit

More services could help Oregon kids avoid foster care, according to state report (Statesman Journal, 7/1/20)

Audit Finds Oregon Could Offer Families More Support To Keep Children Out Of Foster Care (OPB, 7/1/20)

Department of Human Services : Oregon can more effectively use family services to limit foster care and keep children safely at home [PDF] (2020) Oregon Audits Division

Mask Guidance

Masks will be with us indefinitely to slow the spread of COVID-19 (Bend Bulletin, 6/28/20)

General mask, face shield, face covering guidance – masks, face shields, or face coverings are strongly recommended at this location, unless an exemption applies [PDF] (2020) Oregon Health Authority

General mask, face shield and face covering guidance for business, transit, and the public [PDF] (2020) Oregon Health Authority

County specific mask, face shield, face covering guidance [PDF] (2020) Oregon Health Authority

Department of Education disability services audit

State audit finds many Oregon students with disabilities don’t receive adequate support (Bend Bulletin, 6/24/20)

Oregon Audit: Children With Disabilities Not Getting Needed Services (OPB, 6/24/20)

ODE can better support students experiencing disabilities through improved coordination and monitoring of services [PDF] (2020) Oregon Audits Division

Alcohol deliveries

OLCC Commission to consider extending alcohol deliveries (The News Guard, 6/20/20)

OLCC COVID-19 alcohol FAQ’s as of … (serial) Oregon Liquor Control Commission

COVID-19 temporary change: delivery of distilled spirits by for-hire carriers [PDF] (2020) Oregon Liquor Control Commission

Off-premises sales privileges by alcohol license and retail liquor store – for consumer pickup and delivery to consumer [PDF] (2020) Oregon Liquor Control Commission