March 2022: Oregon Lifts Mask Mandate for Indoor and Public Settings

15 Mar

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Update Applicable to:
All employers in the state of Oregon

What happened?
On February 28, 2022, Governor Brown announced that, in concert with the governors of California and Washington, indoor mask requirements will be lifted on March 11, 2022.

What are the details?
Effective March 11, 2022, individuals will no longer be required to wear masks in indoor and public settings.

People may continue to wear masks in public settings however, and health officials strongly recommend people who are at high risk for severe disease continue to wear masks in public places.

On February 22, 2022, The Oregon Health Authority announced that masks will continue to remain mandatory in healthcare settings.

What do employers need to do?
Employers should review the links provided above and continue to do their best to ensure the safety of their employees and guests.

Employers are encouraged to reach out to local health departments in case of any specific city/county mandates in place.

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