Governor Kate Brown Announces Updates to County Risk Level

Salem, OR—Governor Kate Brown today announced updates to county risk levels under the state’s public health framework to reduce transmission and protect Oregonians from COVID-19. The framework uses four different risk levels for counties based on COVID-19 spread—Extreme Risk, High Risk, Moderate Risk, and Lower Risk—and assigns health and safety measures for each level.

Effective March 26 through April 8, there will be two counties in the Extreme Risk level, six at High Risk, 14 at Moderate Risk, and 14 at Lower Risk. A complete list of counties and their associated risk levels is available here.

Lincoln County will move from ‘Lower Risk’ to ‘Moderate Risk’ Effective March 26 – April 8

You can review the Activity Sector Risk Level Guidance Chart here.