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COVID-19 Recovery Resources

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The Oregon Healthy Authority releases the “COVID-19 Weekly Report” every Wednesday. Data for the report is finalized every Sunday at 11 p.m. PDT. Click the button to view data on schools and child care, updated on ELD’s website every Wednesday. For daily up-to-date information visit the OHA COVID-19 web page.

Emergency Child Care Facilities: Reports of COVID-19 Cases

Visit for an archive of monthly reports.

COVID-19 Test Site Locator by the Oregon Health Authority

The interactive map is available in both English and Spanish and can be toggled into multiple other languages.

Updates and Guidance during COVID-19 Recovery

Child Care Provider COVID-19 Requirements and Recommendations

As coronavirus rates continue to decline and Oregon moves into the recovery phase of the pandemic, the Early Learning Division and Oregon Health Authority are reducing requirements for child care providers. Communicable disease management plans and exclusion and notification policies remain in place. Best practices are recommended for child care providers to ensure health and safety, but are not required and will not be monitored by the Office of Child Care for compliance. “Child Care Provider COVID-19 Requirements and Recommendations” for health and safety practices moving forward are effective June 30, 2021.

  • Temporary Changes to Child Care Rules in Response to COVID-19 State of Emergency – Amended June 30, 2021
Governor's Executive Orders & Announcements
June 25, 2021


May 4, 2021

Governor Kate Brown Announces County Risk Level Changes

April 29, 2021 Governor Kate Brown Extends State of Emergency Until June 28, 2021
March 12, 2021 Executive Order 21-06: This order requires all Oregon public schools to offer universal access to hybrid or full in-person instruction by the weeks of March 29 for grades K-5, and April 19 for grades 6-12.
February 25, 2021 Governor Brown Extends COVID-19 State of Emergency Until May 2
July 23, 2020 Draft Guidance for Early Care and Education Programs Released, Public Comment Invited 
May 13, 2020 Statewide Standards for Child Care Operations
May 8, 2020 Child Care Sector Guidance DRAFT – 5.8.20
April 23, 2020 Executive Order 20-19: This order maintains the closure of licensed child care facilities unless approved to provide Emergency Child Care, and it remains in effect until lifted by the Governor.
April 8, 2020 Executive Order 20-20: School closures and the suspension of in-person instructional activities at higher education institutions would be extended through the end of the current academic term and school year.
March 23, 2020 Executive Order 20-12: Child care providers ordered to close unless they are providing Emergency Child Care.
March 17, 2020 Governor Kate Brown Extends Statewide School Closure Until April 28, Releases Executive Orders
March 16, 2020 Executive Order 20-08: This order directed all public schools to close from March 16 through April 28, unless that period is extended or terminated earlier by the Governor.
March 16, 2020 Governor Brown Announces New Statewide Actions on COVID-19
March 12, 2020 Governor Brown’s Updated Mitigation Measures on Coronavirus Response
February 28, 2020 Governor Kate Brown Convenes Coronavirus Response Team

Safe Summer Learning for Oregon Families

April 13, 2021

The Early Learning Division values and supports access to safe, affordable summer learning activities for Oregon’s children, youth, and families. Through a partnership with the Oregon Alliance of YMCAs, the state will distribute $10 million in funds to 165 grantees who provide youth overnight and day camp during the COVID-19 crisis.

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