What you need to know about 

corona virus

help for businesses 

Reopening amidst COVID-19

new governor's covid guidance in effect 12/3/20 - details for busineses here

hood river in "high risk" category

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11-19-20: NEW BUSINESS OREGON COVID RECOVERY GRANTS ARE OPEN!

11-18-20: new state workplace guidance

during freezE - IN EFFECT TODAY

MORE: CLICK ON GUIDANCE, FAQ AND SIGNAGE HERE

11-18-20: governor's 2 week statewide

freeze takes effect today

DETAILS FROM GOVERNOR'S WEBSITE

Limits at-home and social gatherings, as well as faith institutions

 

Governor's executive order

(2 week freeze)

governor promises $55 million funding

to help businesses hard-hit by covid.

more to come

Governor Kate Brown will commit $55 million in financial assistance to support Oregon businesses impacted by COVID-19 restrictions.

8-17-20: OREGON WORKPLACE RULES

Oregon OSHA released new draft workplace rule today

includes additional requirements for jobs requiring an employee to be within 6-feet

of another individual for 15 minutes or longer if it includes direct contact, as well as

further requirements for healthcare activities involving direct patient care.

 

This rule provides a limited exemption for schools that are able to implement

the guidance from the Oregon Education Department.

SUMMARY DOCUMENT HERE

MORE INFO HERE

NEW MASK GUIDANCE 8-13-20 HERE

8-14-20: Hood RIver COunty remains 

on state covid watch list.

what does watch list mean?

 

where did the masks for businesses go?

hood river county eoc (emergency operations center) recap of Business mask distribution in july:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
JULY 10,  10AM  - FREE FACE MASKS FOR HOOD RIVER
SMALL BUSINESSEs.  details here: english    SPANISH

If you can't make it here, we'll deliver to you!   Thank you for being a Hood River County business.

7-8-20 FROM OHA: There are no “exemptions” from

the face covering requirements.

An employer may be required to offer  accommodations to employees or customers due to a medical condition,

but NOT BY allowing them to not wear a mask

governor REQUIRES FACE MASKS INDOORS statewide, july 1 

 

I'm a business owner - what's MY reopening guidance? 

8-10-20: New State rules for landlords and renters about evictions and rental assistance:

Spanish      English

6-22-20  Hood River business customers wear masks  indoors (State order)

6-22-20  Guidance for events, venues and churches 

 

Governor approves Hood River's Phase 2 application

 Phase II guidelines - (Hood River entered 6/18/20

 

 State Q&A: COVID business, transportation, and other questions answered

   Oregon Health Authority reopening guidelines 

   Phase 1 guidelines - Governor's Office

   

  Hood River Health Dept. - business guidance

                                         

 

 

 

   

Hood river county reopening plan

Governor approves Hood River COunty reopening May 15

Small Business and

employee Resources

Hood River County is made up of many small businesses that can be particularly hard hit by the

Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions and closures.

 

EIDL (Economic Injury Disaster Loans) are now available from the federal government for local small businesses.  The Small Business Association (SBA) deadline to apply for an EIDL is December 16, 2020.

For business and unemployment resources please visit:
 

Rental Assistance and Landlord laws

Safe and Stronger in Community 

Mid Columbia Economic Development (MCEDD)

Business Oregon Resources

COVID-19 Resources

For Oregon Businesses, Employers, Workers & Job Seekers

Food Industry Resources 

Gorge area services for Migrant & Seasonal Farmworkers

In Klickitat, Skamania, Hood River, Wasco Counties

 

Apply for small business assistance:     SBA Disaster Loans

 

This website is for Hood River County residents and businesses to help navigate the COVID-19 emergency, and other disasters.

 

This website is supported by Hood River County Sheriff's Office of Emergency Management, Hood River County

Public Health,  the Cities and Ports of Hood River and Cascade Locks, Hood River County School District and Hood River County Prevention Department, and our vital network of local partner agencies.

Working together, we can prepare for disasters - and help reduce the impacts of emergencies in our community.

To contact us, please email Hood River County Emergency Manager at barbara.ayers@co.hood-river.or.us