What Reopening Oregon Means for You

May 15, 2020 (Updated September 21, 2020)

Curious about what’s reopening in Oregon? Well, it depends on the county.

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the world, and Oregon is no exception. Counties across the state have slowly emerged from stay home orders and are in various phases of Governor Brown’s phased reopening. The bottom line is that COVID-19 is still spreading across the state and Oregonians and visitors need to do their part to keep themselves and others safe. 

The state is currently under Executive Order 20-27, a Safe and Strong Oregon, which maintains some of the baseline requirements of March’s stay at home orders, but also provides guidance for counties to move through Phase 1 and Phase 2 reopening if they meet the necessary criteria. Non-essential travel is discouraged at this time. 

View the current status of each county here. 

What reopening means for the whole state

Limited County opening criteria - restaurants, bars and wineries; personal care and salons;shopping and malls

Phase 2 graphic references sports, venues, pools, work, gatherings and restaurants.

What this means for visitors

The state is asking people to stay local and to consider limiting non-essential trips. If you do travel during COVID-19, it’s critical that you do it safely in Oregon — only taking low-risk trips with caution. If you are sick, please stay home.  

Regardless of a county’s status, there are statewide measures in place to help slow the spread of COVID-19: 

  • It is required to wear face coverings while in public, indoor spaces (restaurants, bars, hotels, grocery stores, museums, etc.) and outdoors when physical distancing is not possible; exceptions include children under 5 and people with medical conditions or disabilities that prevent them from wearing a face covering. 
  • Remember the risks and follow public health guidelines. 
  • It is important for Oregonians and visitors to plan ahead, and be patient and flexible.  
  • Call businesses before you visit to make sure they are open. Many attractions and businesses that have reopened are doing so at limited capacity, may have different hours of operation and reservations may be required. Lodging properties may also choose to space out reservations.  
  • Attractions and businesses may also have additional guidelines they are asking visitors to follow.  
  • Ithere’s a crowd at a place you want to visit, you may need to move on to plan B.  
  • Stay six feet from other groups and wear a face covering.  
  • If you are exploring the outdoors, pack out all trash – this means packing your trash all the way home to dispose of it. Many outdoor recreation sites have limited staff at this time.  
  • Trailhead restrooms may not be open so be prepared.  
  • Wear your face covering at outdoor recreation sites where you can’t keep physical distance from others – boat ramps, trailheads and parking lots.  
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Oregon counties reopening

All but five counties in Oregon are now in Phase 2 with Clackamas, Lincoln, Multnomah and Washington counties in Phase 1, and Malheur County in Phase 1 but on the “watch list.” Lincoln County enters Phase 2 on September 29, 2020.

Sept. 29 COVID-19 County Reopening Status Map for Oregon

Eastern Oregon

Baker County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Baker City, Greenhorn, Haines, Halfway, Huntington, Richland, Sumpter, Unity

Resources: Baker County website

Gilliam County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Arlington, Condon, Lonerock, Mayville, Rock Creek

Resources: Gilliam County website

Grant County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Canyon City, Dayville Granite, John Day, Kimberly, Long Creek, Monument, Mount Vernon, Prairie City, Seneca

Resources: Grant County website

Harney County

Status: Phase

Cities: Burns, Diamond, Hines, Fields, Frenchglen

Resources: Harney County website

Malheur County

Status: Phase 1

Cities: Adrian, Jordan Valley, Nyssa, Ontario, Rome, Vale

Resources: Malheur County website

Morrow County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Boardman, Heppner, Ione, Irrigon, Lexington

Resources: Morrow County website

Sherman County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Biggs Junction, Grass Valley, Moro, Rufus, Wasco

Resources: Sherman County website

Umatilla County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Adams, Athena, Echo, Helix, Hermiston, Milton-Freewater, Pendleton, Pilot Rock, Stanfield, Ukiah, Umatilla, Weston

Resources: Umatilla County website

Union County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Cove, Elgin, Imbler, Island City, La Grande, North Powder, Summerville, Union

Resources: Union County website

Wallowa County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Enterprise, Joseph, Imnaha, Lostine, Maxville, Minam, Wallowa

Resources: Wallowa County website

Wheeler County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Clarno, Fossil, Mitchell, Spray

Resources: Wheeler County website

Central Oregon

Crook County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Lone Pine, Prineville, Powell Butte

Resources: Crook County website

Deschutes County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Bend, Black Butte Ranch, La Pine, Redmond, Sisters, Sunriver, Terrebonne

Resources: Deschutes County websiteBend businesses offering takeout

Jefferson County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Camp Sherman, Culver, Madras, Metolius, Warm Springs

Resources: Jefferson County website

Wasco County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Antelope, Dufur, Maupin, Mosier, Shaniko, Tygh Valley, The Dalles

Resources: Wasco County website

Mt. Hood & the Gorge

Clackamas County

Status: Phase 1

Cities: Barlow, Canby, Estacada, Gladstone, Government Camp, Happy Valley, Johnson City, Lake Oswego, Milwaukie, Molalla, Oregon City, Rivergrove, Sandy, Tualatin, West Linn, Wilsonville

Resources: Clackamas County website; Clackamas County map of open businesses

Hood River County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Cascade Locks, Hood River, Odell, Parkdale

Resources: Hood River County website; Hood River businesses offering takeout

Multnomah County

Status: Phase 1

Cities: Corbett, Fairview, Gresham, Maywood Park, Milwaukie, Portland, Troutdale, Wood Village

Resources: Multnomah County website; Columbia River Gorge takeout and delivery

Wasco County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Antelope, Dufur, Maupin, Mosier, Shaniko, Tygh Valley, The Dalles

Resources: Wasco County website; Columbia River Gorge takeout and delivery

Portland Region

Clackamas County

Status: Phase 1

Cities: Barlow, Canby, Estacada, Gladstone, Government Camp, Happy Valley, Johnson City, Lake Oswego, Milwaukie, Molalla, Oregon City, Rivergrove, Sandy, Tualatin, West Linn, Wilsonville

Resources: Clackamas County website; Clackamas County map of open businesses; Made in Oregon City local shops

Columbia County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Clatskanie, Columbia City, Prescott, Rainier, St. Helens, Scappoose, Vernonia

Resources: Columbia County website

Multnomah County

Status: Phase 1

Cities: Corbett, Fairview, Gresham, Maywood Park, Milwaukie, Portland, Troutdale, Wood Village

Resources: Multnomah County website; PDX 2 Go restaurants offering takeout

Washington County

Status: Phase 1

Cities: Aloha, Banks, Beaverton, Bethany, Cornelius, Durham, Forest Grove, Gaston, Hillsboro, King City, Lake Oswego, North Plains, Rivergrove, Sherwood, Tigard, Tualatin, Wilsonville

Resources: Washington County website; Tualatin Valley businesses open right now

Oregon Coast

Clatsop County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Arch Cape, Astoria, Cannon Beach, Gearhart, Jewell, Seaside, Warrenton

Resources: Clatsop County website

Coos County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Bandon, Charleston, Coos Bay, Coquille, Lakeside, Myrtle Point, North Bend, Powers

Resources: Coos County website; Reedsport – Winchester Bay to go

Curry County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Agness, Brookings, Gold Beach, Langlois, Port Orford

Resources: Curry County website

Douglas County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Canyonville, Drain, Elkton, Glendale, Glide, Lookingglass, Myrtle Creek, Oakland, Reedsport, Riddle, Roseburg, Scottsburg, Sutherlin, Winston, Yoncalla

Resources: Douglas County website

Lane County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Blue River, Cheshire, Coburg, Cottage Grove, Creswell, Dexter, Dunes City, Elmira, Eugene, Florence, Junction City, Lowell, Marcola, Mapleton, McKenzie Bridge, Oakridge, Springfield, Veneta, Vida, Westfir

Resources: Lane County website; support Lane County businesses 

Lincoln County

Status: Phase 1

Cities: Agate Beach, Depoe Bay, Lincoln City, Newport, Otis, Otter Rock, Seal Rock, Siletz, Tidewater, Toledo, Waldport, Yachats

Resources: Lincoln County website

Tillamook County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Bay City, Cloverdale, Garibaldi, Manzanita, Nehalem, Neskowin, Netarts, Oceanside, Pacific City, Rockaway Beach, Tillamook, Wheeler

Resources: Tillamook County website

Willamette Valley

Benton County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Adair Village, Albany, Alsea, Corvallis, Monroe, Philomath

Resources: Benton County website; Corvallis businesses open right now

Clackamas County

Status: Phase 1

Cities: Barlow, Canby, Estacada, Gladstone, Government Camp, Happy Valley, Johnson City, Lake Oswego, Milwaukie, Molalla, Oregon City, Rivergrove, Sandy, Tualatin, West Linn, Wilsonville

Resources: Clackamas County website; Clackamas County map of open businesses

Lane County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Blue River, Cheshire, Coburg, Cottage Grove, Creswell, Dexter, Dunes City, Elmira, Eugene, Florence, Junction City, Lowell, Marcola, Mapleton, McKenzie Bridge, Oakridge, Springfield, Veneta, Vida, Westfir

Resources: Lane County website; support Lane County businesses 

Linn County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Albany, Brownsville, Crafordsville, Fox Valley, Gates, Halsey, Harrisburg, Idanha, Lebanon, Lyons, Mill City, Millersburg, Peoria, Scio, Shedd, Sodaville, Sweet Home, Tangent, Waterloo

Resources: Linn County website; Albany businesses open right now

Marion County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Aumsville, Aurora, Brooks, Breitenbush, Detroit, Donald, Gates, Gervais, Hubbard, Idanha, Jefferson, Keizer, Mill City, Mt. Angel, St. Paul, Salem, Scotts Mills, Silverton, Stayton, Sublimity, Turner, Woodburn

Resources: Marion County website; Jefferson Delivers

Polk County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Dallas, Falls City, Grand Ronde, Independence, Monmouth, Rickreall, Salem, Willamina

Resources: Polk County website

Yamhill County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Amity, Carlton, Dayton, Dundee, Lafayette, McMinnville, Newberg, Sheridan, Willamina, Yamhill

Resources: Yamhill County website; ways to support McMinnville businesses

Southern Oregon

Douglas County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Canyonville, Drain, Elkton, Glendale, Glide, Lookingglass, Myrtle Creek, Oakland, Reedsport, Riddle, Roseburg, Scottsburg, Sutherlin, Winston, Yoncalla

Resources: Douglas County website

Jackson County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Ashland, Butte Falls, Central Point, Eagle Point, Gold Hill, Jacksonville, Medford, Phoenix, Prospect, Rogue River, Shady Cove, Talent

Resources: Jackson County websiteJacksonville restaurants open for takeout

Josephine County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Cave Junction, Grants Pass, Kerby, Merlin, Wolf Creek

Resources: Josephine County website

Klamath County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Bly, Bonanza, Chiloquin, Klamath Falls, Malin, Merrill

Resources: Klamath County website

Lake County

Status: Phase 2

Cities: Christmas Valley, Lakeview, Paisley, Plush, Fort Rock, Silver Lake

Resources: Lake County website

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