Late Wednesday night counties around Oregon began receiving the long awaited decisions. Curry County likewise announced it was given the go head to move into Phase 1 on Friday.
Oregon Governor Kate Brown is holding a press conference Thursday morning to announce all the counties approved to enter Phase 1 reopening from the coronavirus shutdown.
In a form letter, the Governor outlined her plan for a safe and strong Oregon. She also warned that reopening does not come without risk. Each county was informed that the Oregon Health Authority would be monitoring COVID-19 cases in their counties and would be prepared to assist should any concerns arise.
Dyer stated he hoped the early notice would give eagerly awaiting businesses owners a little extra time to prepare.