Umatilla County was placed on baseline status on July 31 due to the dramatic community spread of COVID-19 the county experienced in July. Over the past three weeks, Umatilla County has reported a decline in:
• Total weekly cases: Down from 320 to 166
• Case rate per 100,000: Down from 394 to 205
• Sporadic case rate per 100,000: Down from 94 to 58
The county will remain in Phase 1 for at least 21 days. The Governor’s office, along with public health experts, will review the situation and data on a weekly basis and remain in close communication with county leaders.
In Phase 1, recreational sports, swimming pools, and events and venues like movie theaters, bowling alleys, and arcades remain closed. Non-essential local travel is allowed. Personal services businesses are allowed to operate with health and safety measures in place. Restaurants and bars are open for dine-in service until 10 p.m. with health and safety measures in place. Indoor social gatherings remain capped at 10 people as long as physical distancing is maintained, while other gatherings are limited to 50 indoors and 50 outdoors. This means that indoor gatherings, including faith-based, civic, and cultural gatherings are limited to 50 indoors and 50 outdoors.
Complete Phase 1 guidance is available here . And all statewide gatherings guidance is available here.
Statewide face covering guidance is available here .