COVID-19 Guidelines for Restaurants

NOTICE:  Masks Are Still required in All Indoor Settings  

The Oregon Health Authority Public Health Division has amended OAR 333-019-1025 (masking requirements), masks are not required to be worn in outdoor spaces. Masks are still required in all indoor settings. 

 

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Restaurants, general/limited use pools, hotels and all other businesses can resume their regular operations once we have met either of the two requirements explained above. This means self-service operations may begin again, pool monitors are not needed, and capacity requirements are no longer in place (except when required by Fire Marshall or OHA). Businesses are allowed to keep their more restrictive rules in place if they prefer.

 

This is great news for our local business community, but it does not mean the pandemic is over. We encourage you to continue to promote proper handwashing and talk with staff about employee illness policies. Of course, we hope you and your employees will get vaccinated if you aren’t already. We understand that vaccination is a personal choice and hope you will talk to your health care provider if you have any concerns.

 

Thank you for your continuous efforts and flexibility throughout the pandemic. 

 

 

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Please use the following links to access the most up to date information from the Governor’s Office:

OHA 3818 Indoor Masking Rule FAQs (state.or.us)

 

Please use the following link to access the most up to date information regarding COVID-19 from Washington County:

https://www.co.washington.or.us/HHS/CommunicableDiseases/COVID-19/index.cfm 

 

Oregon Health Authority Food Safety website: 

https://www.oregon.gov/oha/PH/HEALTHYENVIRONMENTS/FOODSAFETY/Pages/index.aspx

  

 

Please keep in mind that the information contained in the websites is everchanging so keep checking the web pages regularly for the latest developments.