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Corvallis & Benton County Travel Watch

COVID-19 Information

In Corvallis and Benton County, the well-being of our community and guests is our highest priority. That’s why our community is following local, state and federal guidelines to ensure safety, health and piece of mind. We are all in this together and residents and guests alike need to be vigilant to ensure our community is able to remain open.

We want you to feel safe while you’re here.

Your safety and comfort are our top priority while you visit, which is why we want to lay out the facts for you. We hope our high vaccination rates and lower case counts help you feel at ease, but we understand if the time still doesn’t feel quite right to visit.

  • Total Cases: 3,122
  • New Cases: 8
  • Hospitalized at Time of Diagnosis: 0
  • Fatalities: 22
  • Total Vaccinated: 59,186 out of 94,665 total population (62.5%)
  • This data is current as of 6/10/2021 at 8:30 a.m.

For current case count information in Benton County, please click here. For current vaccine information in Benton County, please click here and hover over Benton County on the map.

Statewide Mask Mandate

The Oregon Health Authority issued new mask guidance on May 18, 2021.

  • If you are fully vaccinated, you do not need to mask or practice physical distancing in businesses and other locations that are checking vaccination status.
  • If you are not fully vaccinated, you still need to mask or practice physical distancing in businesses and other locations that are checking vaccination status.
  • Whether you are fully vaccinated or not, you must still wear a mask and practice physical distancing in any business or location that is not checking vaccination status.

For complete information about Oregon's new masking guidelines, please see this OHA press release.

Oregon Travel Advisory

People arriving in Oregon from other states or countries, including returning Oregon residents, should self-quarantine for 14 days after arrival. These persons should limit their interactions to their immediate household. This recommendation does not apply to individuals who cross state or country borders for essential travel.

  • Non-essential travel includes travel that is considered tourism or recreational in nature.
  • Essential travel includes work and study, critical infrastructure support, economic services and supply chains, health, immediate medical care, and safety and security.

👉 For More Information: State of Oregon COVID-19 Information | Oregon Health Authority COVID-19 PageBenton County COVID-19 Information | City of Corvallis COVID-19 Information | Oregon State University Guidance & Closures | Travel Oregon | Willamette Valley Visitors Association.

Under Oregon's framework of safety measures, Benton County is currently in the Lower Risk category. This means:

Indoor at Home and Social Gatherings

  • Maximum 10 people
  • Recommended Limit: 4 households

Outdoor at Home and Social Gatherings

  • Maximum of 12 people

Eating and Drinking Establishments

  • Indoor dining allowed; Indoor capacity not to exceed 50% maximum occupancy
  • Outdoor dining allowed; Outdoor capacity of 300 people maximum
  • Indoor and outdoor seating not to exceed 8 people per table, maximum
  • 12 a.m closing time

Retail Stores

  • Capacity of 75% occupancy, maximum
  • Curbside pickup encouraged

Indoor and Outdoor Shopping Centers/Malls

  • Capacity of 75% occupancy, maximum
  • Curbside pickup encouraged

Indoor Recreation and Fitness Establishments

  • Capacity of 50% occupancy, maximum
  • Indoor full-contact sports allowed

Outdoor Recreation and Fitness Establishments

  • Capacity of 50% occupancy, maximum
  • Outdoor full-contact sports allowed

Indoor Entertainment Establishments

  • Capacity of 50% occupancy, maximum
  • 12 a.m. closing time

Outdoor Entertainment Establishments

  • Capacity of 50% occupancy, maximum
  • 12 a.m. closing time

In addition to the above guidance, faith institutions, funeral homes, etc., are limited to a maximum of 75% of their capacity indoors, and a total capacity of 300 people for outdoor services. Personal services such as hair care are allowed. Long-term care visits are allowed. Offices are allowed limited office work.

For more information, visit coronavirus.oregon.gov.

Status of Activities by County

Use this tool from coronavirus.oregon.gov to find out what's open, closed, and/or operating under restrictions, county by county, in Oregon.

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Virtual Visitor Center

Explore our virtual visitor center. Order our visitor guide and find more information about Corvallis, Oregon.

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Willamette Valley Responsible Reopening

Learn about the Willamette Valley Responsible Reopening commitment, an industry-led effort to reopen Willamette Valley businesses more safely.

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Corvallis Business Resources

If you are a local business owner, please visit this page of resources created by our partners at the Corvallis-Benton County Economic Development Office.

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This page was last updated on May 21, 2021.

Please Note: Benton County, Oregon is currently rated "Lower Risk" under Oregon's COVID-19 safety framework. Learn what this means for you.
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