Federal Mandates

Today the White House also announced guidelines further increasing social distancing measures nationwide. Similar to Gov. Brown’s order, the White House recommended people not gather in groups of more than 10 people, though its stipulation was only for the next 15 days.

School Closures

Gov. Kate Brown has ordered schools throughout the state to close from Monday, March 16 through Tuesday, March 31. In a Department of Education announcement, Gov. Brown said education officials told her it has been difficult for schools to function due to student absences and workforce issues.