Building a Safe Strong Oregon: Gov. Brown’s office has created a website that lists all recent announcements, vaccine distribution news, updates to county risk levels, public health information, and guidance/requirements by sector.

Gov. Kate Brown’s Covid Resources

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Public Health Information

Useful links to learn more about about the threat to public health and how the business community can help address it.

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Oregon OSHA Files Permanent Workplace Rules

On May 4, the Oregon Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA) filed permanent workplace rules related to COVID. OSHA had previously adopted temporary rules on Nov. 6, 2020 and those rules were set to expire today.

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Connect Your Workers to Vaccines with OHA Employer Toolkit

UPDATED: April 19, 2021 The Oregon Health Authority has released a comprehensive “employer toolkit” designed to help you communicate important information about vaccines to your workers, and to give them information about locations and appointments now that all Oregonians 16 and older are eligible for the vaccine. For employers, there are a few immediate steps…

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Frontline Workers Now Eligible April 5. Who Qualifies as “Frontline”?

Frontline workers, as defined by the CDC, and their families — as well as Oregonians 16+ with underlying health conditions — are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine beginning April 5. This has raised several questions among OBI members, who are left wondering if their employees count as “frontline” or not. Here is a four-point test…