Oregon Health Authority suspends capacity limits for swimming pools, movie theaters and shopping malls

MEDFORD, Ore. — There are no more COVID-19 capacity limits at swimming pools, movie theaters and shopping malls because of the excessive heat this weekend.

The Oregon Health Authority said the limits are suspended to help Oregonians stay cool during the heat.

The state said it wants to make sure cooling centers and other indoor facilities don’t have to turn people away because of COVID restrictions.

NBC5 News reporter/weather forecaster Aaron Nilsson is a Southern California native, but most recently lived in Seattle. He's also lived in Sweden and Utah. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Scandinavian Studies. While at BYU, he covered sports for BYUtv. Aaron is not new to the Medford/Klamath Falls market. He was a local TV journalist from 2013-2017. Outside the station, Aaron enjoys music, traveling, sports, movies, and cooking. His favorite sport is soccer.
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