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FEBRUARY 22, 2021

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Until guidance changes:

  • Facial coverings are always required by all individuals regardless of risk levels (including in city vehicles with people not in the same family).
  • Oregon OSHA guidance for workplaces is the ultimate guidance on workplace requirements.

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City Hall

Offices-Return to in-person workspace while meeting requirements of OHA and OSHA.

Meeting rooms- 75% occupancy or 150 people, whichever is smaller (taken from guidance for other sectors)

Public Access expanded

City Council conducts hybrid meetings (with both physical and virtual attendance). Physical attendance limited to ensure compliance with OHA/OSHA guidelines.

Offices- Recommend Remote work

Meeting rooms- 50% occupancy or 100 people, whichever is smaller (taken from guidance for other sectors)

Public Access by appointment only

City Council conducts hybrid meetings (with both physical and virtual attendance). Physical attendance limited to ensure compliance with OHA/OSHA guidelines.

All other Boards and Commission meetings begin to meet in person, meeting health screening and room occupancy requirements.

Offices- Recommend Remote work

Meeting rooms- 25% occupancy or 50 people, whichever is smaller (taken from guidance for other sectors)

Public Access by appointment only

City Council conducts hybrid meetings (with both physical and virtual attendance). Physical attendance limited to ensure compliance with OHA/OSHA guidelines.

All other boards and commissions meetings continue virtual meetings.

Offices- Require remote work if able. Close offices to the public.

Meeting rooms- Online meetings preferred, small meetings allowed with facial covering and distance maintained.

City Council and Boards/Commissions to have virtual meetings only.

Fire

Offices-Return to in-person workspace while meeting requirements of OHA and OSHA.

Meeting rooms- 75% occupancy or 150 people, whichever is smaller (taken from guidance for other sectors)

Continue response actions as outlined during COVID-19 response and as recommended by state and federal guidance.

Further expand public education and community outreach program activities. While meeting OHA/OSHA guidelines.

Increased internal department training but external training will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Internal training (i.e. stations getting together indoors) will meet current OHA and OSHA guidelines.

Restart ride-along and internship programs.

Offices- Recommend Remote work

Meeting rooms- 50% occupancy or 100 people, whichever is smaller (taken from guidance for other sectors)

Continue response actions as outlined during COVID-19 response and as recommended by state and federal guidance.

Community rooms will open but will have limited occupancy (50% of occupancy) to accommodate social distancing.

Continue department/station/equipment sanitization plan.

Expand public education and community outreach program activities.

Increased internal department training but external training will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Internal training (i.e. stations getting together indoors will meet current OHA and OSHA guidelines.

Offices- Recommend Remote work

Public access by appointment only (ambulance billing and other public interaction)

Community rooms remain closed.

Continue response actions as outlined during COVID-19 response.

Training can be conducted but limited to two station crews together at a time meeting OHA and OSHA guidelines.

Restart fire inspection program and insure employees have proper PPE.

Ride-along and internships still suspended.

Continue department/station/equipment sanitization plan.

Resume public education and community outreach program activities on a limited basis.

Restart community paramedic home visits and ensure employees have proper PPE.

Offices- Require remote work if able. Close offices to the public.

Meeting rooms- Online meetings preferred, small meetings allowed with facial covering and distance maintained.

Community rooms remain closed.

Continue response actions as outlined during COVID-19 response.

Training can be conducted but limited to one station at a time meeting OHA and OSHA guidelines.

Ensure all staff has PPE readily available.

Ride-along and internships still suspended.

Continue department/station/equipment sanitization plan.

Limit fire inspections program to buildings that can be safely assessed.

Limit community paramedic home visits.

Library

Offices-Return to in-person workspace while meeting requirements of OHA and OSHA.

Meeting rooms- 75% occupancy or 150 people, whichever is smaller (taken from guidance for other sectors)

Normal hold pickups could occur, but depending on recommendations, specialized hours for vulnerable populations could be instituted.

Materials handling and checkout could commence being done in the usual fashion, with protective measures such encouraging staff to wear gloves while sorting items, shelving materials, and checking items out to patrons.

Continued online interactions and events with public.

Programs with an increased emphasis on economic development focused programs such as job seeking may occur if state recommendations allow.

Outreach visits and programs could resume following state guidelines, though with special consideration paid to those that serve vulnerable populations.

Home delivery services could return to normal, but with increased hygiene procedures implemented.

Use of computers could expand with improved hygiene, including supplying access to disinfectant wipes for both patrons and staff.

Materials processing and ordering would continue as normal during this period as budgets allow.

Shared office supplies would be allowed, however, if the virus continues actively circulating it may be wise to restrict the use of shared headphones, and toys.

Study rooms open based on state occupancy and cleaning guidelines.

Libraries may expand temporary computer labs for limited hours to provide select computer services.

Outreach visits occur on a facility-by-facility basis.

Library programming (book clubs, teen groups and Summer Reading etc.) continue to be held virtually.

Offices- Recommend Remote work

Meeting rooms- 50% occupancy or 100 people, whichever is smaller. (taken from guidance for other sectors)

Libraries may open temporary computer labs for limited hours to provide select computer services.

Home delivery on case-by-case basis.

Curbside pickup of some items with safety of staff and patrons a primary concern.

Offices- Recommend Remote work

Meeting rooms- 25% occupancy or 50 people, whichever is smaller. Availability at Directors discretion. (taken from guidance for other sectors).

Offices- Require remote work if able. Close offices to the public.

Meeting rooms- Online meetings preferred, small meetings allowed with facial covering and distance maintained.

Libraries closed to public.

Computer labs closed.

Home delivery on case-by-case basis.

Curbside pickup of some items with safety of staff and patrons a primary concern

Municipal Court

Offices- Ensure safe working environment while meeting requirements of OHA and OSHA.

Meeting rooms- 75% occupancy or 150 people, whichever is smaller (taken from guidance for other sectors)

Further expanded court operations while meeting OHA/OSHA guidelines.

Health screening and contact tracing of all Court Clients.

Sanitizing of courtroom between sessions.

Offices- Ensure safe working environment while meeting requirements of OHA and OSHA.

Meeting rooms- 50% occupancy or 100 people, whichever is smaller (taken from guidance for other sectors)

Increased number of court sessions with limited numbers per session to maintain facial covering and distancing requirements.

Health screening and contact tracing of all Court Clients.

Sanitizing of courtroom between sessions.

No open court sessions - all defendants must have a scheduled court appearance.

Offices- Ensure safe working environment while meeting requirements of OHA and OSHA.

Meeting rooms- 25% occupancy or 50 people, whichever is smaller (taken from guidance for other sectors)

Increased number of court sessions with limited numbers per session to maintain facial coverings and distancing requirements.

Health screening and contact tracing of all Court Clients.

Sanitizing of courtroom between sessions.

No open court sessions - all defendants must have a scheduled court appearance.

Offices- Require remote work if able. Close offices to the public.

Meeting rooms- Online meetings preferred, small meetings allowed with facial covering and distance maintained.

Municipal court functioning at minimum level with social distancing and facial coverings required.

Health screening and contact tracing of all Court Clients.

Parks & Recreation

Parks- No capacity limits.

Indoor gyms and fitness- max 50% occupancy.

Indoor Pools- max 50% occupancy.

Outdoor Pools- Max 300 people.

Outdoor Rec and Fitness- Max 300 People

Summer camps begins with reduced enrollment, social distancing strategies, intensified cleaning, and disinfection efforts, modified drop off and pick-up procedures, screening procedures upon arrival.

Skate park, tennis/pickleball courts, disc golf course, horseshoe pits, boat ramp, and dog park open. Patrons should physically distance and wear face coverings.

Outdoor gatherings – Maximum 12 people (pavilion rental?)

Senior Centers are not allowed to operate regardless of risk level.

Offices-Return to in-person workspace while meeting requirements of OHA and OSHA.

Meeting rooms- 75% occupancy or 150 people, whichever is smaller (taken from guidance for other sectors)

Youth Program Guidance

Outdoor Rec Guidelines

Parks- No capacity limits.

Paddleboats and PFDs need sanitized between each use.

Indoor gyms and fitness- max 50% occupancy or 100 people, whatever smaller.

Certain indoor recreation programs allowed to begin with advanced registration and safety protocols in place (physical distancing, reduced capacity, modified registration/arrival/departure procedures, required face coverings).

Indoor Pools- max 50% occupancy or 100 people, whatever smaller.

Outdoor Pools- Max 150 people

Outdoor Rec and Fitness- Max 150 People

Summer camps begins with reduced enrollment, social distancing strategies, intensified cleaning, and disinfection efforts, modified drop off and pick-up procedures, screening procedures upon arrival.

Skate park, tennis/pickleball courts, disc golf course, horseshoe pits, boat ramp, and dog park open. Patrons should physically distance, wear face coverings, and recreate with household members.

Outdoor gatherings – Maximum 10 people (pavilion rental?)

Senior Centers are not allowed to operate regardless of risk level.

Offices- Recommend Remote work

Meeting rooms- 50% occupancy or 100 people, whichever is smaller (taken from guidance for other sectors)

Youth Program Guidance

Outdoor Rec Guidelines

Parks- No capacity limits.

Paddleboats and PFDs need sanitized between each use.

Indoor gyms and fitness- max 25% occupancy or 50 people, whatever smaller.

Certain indoor recreation programs allowed to begin with advanced registration and safety protocols in place (physical distancing, reduced capacity, modified registration/arrival/departure procedures, required face coverings).

Indoor Pools- max 25% occupancy or 50 people, whatever smaller.

Skate park, tennis/pickleball courts, disc golf course, horseshoe pits, boat ramp, and dog park open. Patrons should physically distance, wear face coverings, and recreate with household members.

Outdoor Rec and Fitness-Max 75 People

Outdoor gatherings – Maximum 8 people (pavilion rental?)

Outdoor Pools- Max 75 people

Senior Centers are not allowed to operate regardless of risk level.

Offices- Recommend Remote work

Meeting rooms- 25% occupancy or 50 people, whichever is smaller (taken from guidance for other sectors)

Youth Program Guidance

Outdoor Rec Guidelines

Indoor Gyms and Fitness- For establishments 500 sq. ft. or larger - Client capacity: Maximum six (6) people total (not including employees). Require minimum 25 feet physical distancing between households. Employee capacity: Limit to the minimum number of employees needed to operate a space.

Indoor Pools- For establishments 500 sq. ft. or larger - Client capacity: Maximum six (6) people total (not including employees). Require minimum 25 feet physical distancing between households. Employee capacity: Limit to the minimum number of employees needed to operate a space.

Indoor on-site consumption of food and drink is prohibited except for individual water bottles.

Outdoor Rec and Fitness-Max 50 People

Outdoor Pools- Maximum 50 People.

Outdoor gatherings – Maximum 6 people (pavilion rental?)

Offices- Require remote work if able. Close offices to the public.

Meeting rooms- Online meetings preferred, small meetings allowed with facial covering and distance maintained.

Youth Program Guidance

Outdoor Rec Guidelines

Police

Offices-Return to in-person workspace while meeting requirements of OHA and OSHA.

Lobby open to public with health screening, proper distancing, and contact tracing.

Community Room open for approved meetings and trainings. Occupancy limited to accommodate social distancing. 

Meeting rooms- 75% occupancy or 150 people, whichever is smaller (taken from guidance for other sectors)

Patrol Observation is suspended. 

Offices- Recommend Remote work

Lobby open to public with facial coverings, proper distancing, capacity and contact tracing.

Community Room closed to public access.

Meeting rooms- 50% occupancy or 100 people, whichever is smaller (taken from guidance for other sectors)

Patrol Observation (Citizen Ride-along) is suspended.

Offices- Recommend Remote work

Lobby open to public with facial coverings, proper distancing, capacity and contact tracing.

Community Room closed to public access.

Meeting rooms- 25% occupancy or 50 people, whichever is smaller (taken from guidance for other sectors)

Patrol Observation (Citizen Ride-along) is suspended

Offices- Require remote work if able. Close offices to the public.

Meeting rooms- Online meetings preferred, small meetings allowed with facial covering and distance maintained.

Building access remains limited to employees.

Community Room closed to public access.

Patrol Observation (Citizen Ride-along) is suspended

PW Operations

Offices-Return to in-person workspace while meeting requirements of OHA and OSHA.

Re-evaluate water and sewer operations outlined during COVID-19 response. Require use of PPE in accordance with state and federal guidance.  

Meeting rooms- 75% occupancy or 150 people, whichever is smaller (taken from guidance for other sectors)

Offices- Recommend Remote work

Public access to Operations Building A permitted with health screening, proper distancing, and contact tracing.

Meeting rooms- 50% occupancy or 100 people, whichever is smaller (taken from guidance for other sectors)

Offices- Recommend Remote work

Public access to Operations Building A by appointment only.

Meeting rooms- 25% occupancy or 50 people, whichever is smaller (taken from guidance for other sectors)

Offices- Require remote work if able. Close offices to the public.

Meeting rooms- Online meetings preferred, small meetings allowed with facial covering and distance maintained.

Public access to Operations Building A by appointment only.

PW Transit

Offices-Return to in-person workspace while meeting requirements of OHA and OSHA.

Meeting rooms- 75% occupancy or 150 people, whichever is smaller (taken from guidance for other sectors)

Transit operations for passenger fares, loading and unloading based on OHA/OSHA guidance.

Maintain driver PPE (facial covering/face covering and gloves) in accordance with state and local guidance. Continue enhanced cleaning/sanitation. 

Transit Guidelines

Offices- Recommend Remote work

Public access to Transit Office permitted with health screening, proper distancing, and contact tracing.

Transit operations for passenger fares, loading and unloading based on OHA/OSHA guidance.

Meeting rooms- 50% occupancy or 100 people, whichever is smaller (taken from guidance for other sectors)

Transit Guidelines

Offices- Recommend Remote work

Public access to Transit Office by appointment only.

Transit operations to expand as state guidelines permit. Maintain PPE for drivers and riders in accordance with state and federal guidelines.

Meeting rooms- 25% occupancy or 50 people, whichever is smaller (taken from guidance for other sectors)

Transit Guidelines

Offices- Require remote work if able. Close offices to the public.

Meeting rooms- Online meetings preferred, small meetings allowed with facial covering and distance maintained.

Transit operations to follow state guidelines. Maintain PPE for drivers and riders in accordance with state and federal guidelines.

Transit Guidelines


State of Oregon risk level requirements for counties:

Disease ActivityLower RiskModerate RiskHigh RiskExtreme Risk
Rate of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 over 14 days
— OR —
<50.0 50.0 to <100.0 100.0 to <200.0 ≥200.0
 
Number of COVID-19 cases over 14 days
— AND —
<30 30 to <45 45 to 59 ≥60
Percentage test positivity over previous 14 days <5.0% 5.0% to <8.0% 8.0% to <10.0% ≥10.0%
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