What you need to know about 

corona virus

help for businesses 

Reopening amidst COVID-19


governor REQUIRES FACE MASKS INDOORS statewide, july 1 

a business owner - what's MY reopening guidance? 

                                                                      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: COVID business, transportation, other Q&A

   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:

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 health emergency.


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.

Working together, we can prevent COVID-19 from reaching residents.  Please take preparedness steps to keep the coronavirus from spreading.