This webpage will be updated as more information is available.
Washington County entered Phase 1 of reopening on June 1, 2020.
Please visit the State's Reopening Oregon webpage to review the current conditions and new guidance for Phase 1.
Phase 1 Reopening Guidance for Businesses
For all businesses in Phase 1, local gatherings are limited to up to 25 people with no traveling.
- Ensure tables are spaced at least six feet apart so that at least six feet between parties is maintained, including when customers approach or leave tables
- Require all employees to wear cloth face or disposable coverings (provided by the employer)
- End all on-site consumption of food and drinks by 10 pm
- Make appointments with pre-appointment health check
- Maintain a customer log
- Maintain six feet of physical distancing between clients
- Remove all magazines, newspapers, snacks, and beverages from waiting areas
- Require face coverings by employees and clients, depending on the services provided
- Limit maximum number of customers accordingly
- Enforce physical distancing and sanitation
Required Face Covering Guidance for Businesses
Effective June 24, face coverings are required for indoor public spaces for Washington County and six other Oregon counties.
- Require employees, contractors, volunteers, customers and visitors to wear a mask, face shield, or face covering, unless an accommodation or exemption is required by law or the following applies:
- Employees, contractors and volunteers: Masks, face coverings or face shields are not required when eating/drinking or when at or in a location where the employee is not interacting with the public and six or more feet of distance can be maintained between other employees.
- Provide masks, face shields, or face coverings for employees.
- Provide for accommodations and exemptions from the mask, face shield, or face covering requirement for employees, contractors, customers and visitors if such accommodations or exemptions are required. View the Oregon Health Authority’s complete guidance for more information on exemptions.
- Post clear signs about the mask, face shield, or face covering requirements. View and print an example sign.
Customers and visitors of Washington County businesses are expected to wear a mask, face shield, or face covering when at a business unless the individual:
- Is under 12 years of age.
- Is eating or drinking in a restaurant, bar, brewery, brewpub, winery, tasting room or distillery.
- Is at a business and engaged in an activity that makes wearing a mask, face shield or face covering not feasible — such as strenuous physical exercise, singing, or playing an instrument — if at least six feet of distance is maintained from others.
- Has a medical condition that makes it hard to breathe when wearing a mask, face shield, or face covering.
- Has a disability that prevents the individual from wearing a mask, face shield, or face covering.
The following are recommended measures businesses can take:
- Provide, at no cost, at least disposable face coverings for customers and visitors who do not have one.
- Post signs about the mask, face shield, or face coverings requirement in languages that are commonly spoken by customers and visitors.
- Educate employees on:
- How to safely work and communicate with people who cannot wear masks, face shield, or face coverings.
- When to remove a mask or face covering while communicating with an individual who needs to read lips or see facial expressions to communicate.
Reopening Your Building
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Reopening Supplies
The City procured bulk hand sanitizer for small businesses. Businesses are invited to bring empty containers to refill at the following locations. Limit of five 16 ounce bottles per person.
Centro de Prosperidad
400 E Main St Suite 180
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5:30 pm
Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce
5193 NE Elam Young Pkwy Suite A
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm