The announcement comes a day after Kaiser Permanente said that it would require all employees to be fully inoculated.
Districts decry the loss of “local control” in health and safety decisions following the governor's order that schools require masks inside this fall.
State government employees and visitors inside state agencies must mask up when indoors, regardless of vaccination status.
An Oregon State University fine arts student wins the grand prize, which Gov. Kate Brown had dangled to lure more people to get vaccinated.
Brown faced questions about lagging vaccination rates among people of color, with about 45% of Black people, Latinos and Native Americans vaccinated compared with 60% for whites.
In this latest announcement by Gov. Kate Brown, which is likely to be the last one on risk levels, Jefferson, Klamath, and Marion move down to moderate risk.
Jackson County will move down to moderate risk, with Polk County set to move to lower risk in the governor’s COVID-19 framework.