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Coronavirus in Oregon: Latest closures & cancellations

Here's what you need to know.

Posted: Mar 12, 2020 1:12 PM
Updated: Mar 18, 2020 4:27 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- In hopes of slowing the spread of novel coronavirus in Oregon, state officials are increasing precautions.

Across the state, large gatherings of more than 25 people are banned, Gov. Kate Brown announced. And restaurants and bars are limited to providing delivery and takeout services.

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The following are the latest closures and cancellations:

EVENTS

SPORTS

SCHOOLS

GOVERNMENT

CHURCHES

  • Some churches are moving online in response to the virus. For more information, click here.

HOSPITALS

  • Hospitals are putting visitation restrictions in place and taking other precautions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19:
    • PeaceHealth is limiting visitation to one visitor per patient and no visitors who are unwell or under the age of 16. High-risk areas have stronger precautions in place. Patients being evaluated for COVID-19 will not be allowed visitors. Some public entrances may be closed. If you are a patient and you have symptoms such as fever, coughing or sneezing, you should call before arriving at a facility.
    • McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center is implementing its own visitor restrictions. For now the hospital is closed to visitors except for the following exceptions: One visitor per day for patients 17 and younger, patients that are developmentally disabled, and patients having a surgery or procedure; two visitors for patients in labor. Anyone entering the hospital is subject to screening.
    • Bay Area Hospital is not allowing visitors as of March 17. The exceptions include parents of pediatric patients and the partners of those giving birth. All visitors will be screened.

STORES

  • Men's Wearhouse: All employees receiving pay

OTHER CLOSURES

  • Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  • Willamalane Park Swim Center and Splash! at Lively Park (Friday through Monday)
  • Eugene YMCA closed temporarily
  • Oregon Historical Society
  • Springfield Public Library
  • Springfield Museum
  • Campbell Community Center
  • Roseburg Public Library
  • Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
  • Harrisburg library
  • Cottage Grove Community Center
  • Cottage Grove Library
  • No visitation at state prisons
  • All City of Eugene Public Library 
  • Oregon Zoo
  • All Eugene Rec centers and pools
  • EWEB offices
  • Seven Feathers Casino Resort
  • Hoodoo Ski Area
  • ODFW fish hatcheries
  • Forest Service concentrated-use campgrounds

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