State of emergency

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State of emergency in Klamath County

March 17: The Klamath County Board of Commissioners declared a state of emergency.

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State of emergency in Oregon

March 23: Governor Kate Brown issues the executive order for people to stay home and stay healthy. 

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March 20: Governor Kate Brown and Portland-area elected officials announce an upcoming new order to stay home to stay safe.

March 17: Governor Kate Brown announced an extension of Oregon’s statewide school closure to a total of six weeks, until April 28, and also issued further guidance for Oregon’s public schools. This follows on an initial two-week closure of Oregon’s schools to end on March 31.

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March 12: In consideration of staffing challenges and health concerns due to the public health threat of coronavirus, Governor Kate Brown today announced a statewide closure of Oregon K-12 schools from Monday, March 16 through Tuesday, March 31.

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March 12: Governor Kate Brown today announced urgent new rules to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Oregon. The following measures are based on the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Oregon public health experts, epidemiologists, and health professionals.

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March 8: Governor Kate Brown declared a state of emergency in Oregon to address the spread of the novel coronavirus after the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) identified seven new cases of COVID-19 in Oregon, bringing the total to 14. The Governor authorized the state of emergency by verbal proclamation 8:14 p.m. Saturday, and confirmed the executive order in writing Sunday.

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