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Oregon State COVID-19 Mandated Best Practices For Your Wedding | All Phases

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Best Practices During All Phases of COVID-19

How to Be Prepared for Your Coronavirus Wedding in Oregon State

Until we have a vaccine, effective treatment, or herd immunity against COVID-19 it is crucial for states to maintain a level of community intervention to stop the spread.

"A Safe and Strong Oregon" presents a plan for Oregon businesses to reopen.

Last updated 7/31/20

"You don’t make the timeline. The virus makes the timeline."

–Dr. Anthony Fauci

All phases are grounded in the following required basic practices:

For Individuals

Engage in Physical Distancing

Keep at least six feet from others not in your household.

Wear a Mask

or cloth face coverings in public places inside. And outside when 6ft. cannot be

maintained consistently. Masks maybe removed when seated to eat or drink.

Children under 5 are still encouraged to wear a mask but not required.

Stay Home If Sick or Part of a Vulnerable Population

and avoid others who are sick.

Wash Your Hands

frequently for 20 seconds with soap and water or use hand sanitizer.

Cover Coughs and Sneezes

Avoid Touching Eyes, Nose, and Mouth

Disinfect Surfaces and Objects Regularly

For Businesses

Wear a Mask

Require employees, contractors, volunteers, customers, and visitors to wear a

mask, face shield, or face covering while indoors. Masks are also required in

outdoor spaces where social distancing cannot be consistently maintained. While

still strongly recommended exceptions are made for those under 5 years old. Refer

Engage in Physical Distancing

Maintain a minimum of six-feet between all employees (and customers) during

all interactions at all times. When strict physical distancing is not feasible for a

specific task, other prevention measures are required, such as the use of barriers,

minimizing staff or customers in narrow or enclosed areas.

Wash Your Hands

frequently for 20 seconds with soap and water or use hand sanitizer

Frequent Cleaning

Regularly disinfect commonly touched surfaces (workstations, keyboards,

telephones, handrails, doorknobs, etc.), as well as high traffic areas and perform

other environmental cleaning.

Know the signs and symptoms of COVID-19

and what to do if employees develop symptoms at the workplace

Post a Sign Requesting Customers to Wear Face Coverings

Make health and safety a priority

by implementing safeguards to protect employees and the public.

See sector-specific guidance to determine the required safeguards.

Determine the Maximum Occupancy

of the establishment or location based on applicable OHA guidance and post the

maximum occupancy sign in a visible location.

For more information about COVID-19 in Oregon visit the following:

• Check the county staus page to see what phase your venue's county is in.

A Safe and Strong Oregon (original state plan document)

For information about Washington:

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