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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.

Statewide Mask Mandate

  • Masks are required statewide for people age 5 and older in all workplaces, indoor public spaces, public and private colleges and universities, and indoor and outdoor markets; and in outdoor public spaces when physical distancing of at least six feet is not possible.
  • People with a disability or medical condition may request accommodation if they cannot wear a mask.
  • OHA does not recommend wearing a plastic face shield alone.

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.

Oregon institutes new measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, beginning Dec. 3, 2020.

Starting Dec. 3, 2020, Oregon will introduce a new framework of safety measures dependent on each county’s risk. Read more here.

Benton County is currently rated at "High Risk." This means:

  • Indoor social and at-home gatherings sizes are limited to a maximum of six people with a recommended limit of no more than two households.
  • Outdoor social and at-home gathering sizes are limited to a maximum of eight people.
  • Eating and drinking establishments may provide indoor dining, not to exceed 25% of their capacity, with a max of 50 people; outdoor dining with a maximum capacity of 75 people; with a max of 6 people per table from a limit of two households both indoors and outdoors; and must close at 11 p.m.
  • Indoor recreation and fitness establishments (like gyms, pools, etc.) may be open with a maximum capacity of 25% or 50 people, whichever is smaller.
  • Indoor entertainment establishments (aquariums, theaters, concert halls, etc.) may be open with a maximum capacity of 25% or 50 people, whichever is smaller.
  • Retail businesses are limited to a maximum of 50% of their capacity, and should encourage curbside pickup.
  • Indoor and outdoors shopping malls and centers are limited to a maximum of 50% of their capacity, and should encourage curbside pickup.
  • Faith institutions, funeral homes, etc., are limited to a maximum of 25% of their capacity (or 150 people total, whichever is smaller) indoors, and a total capacity of 200 people for outdoor services.
  • Offices should have workers do remote work if possible.
  • Outdoor recreation and fitness establishments are allowed a maximum of 75 people.
  • Outdoor entertainment establishments are are allowed a maximum of 75 people.
  • Personal services such as hair care are allowed.
  • Long-term care visits are allowed.

For more information, see Gov. Brown's press release.

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

Benton County COVID-19 Information

Visit Benton County, Oregon's COVID-19 webpage for complete information on COVID-19 and Oregon's reopening status in our area.

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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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Support Our Community

If you're looking for a way to help out or give back to the Corvallis community as we work to support each other and recover from the pandemic, we have a few options.

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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 Dec. 3, 2020.

Please Note: Benton County, Oregon, is currently rated "High Risk" according to Oregon's new COVID-19 safety framework. Learn what this means for you. Masks are required for those 5 years old and above in all indoor public spaces and in outdoor public spaces where a physical distance of at least six feet cannot be maintained. Travelers are advised to stay home. Businesses may be operating with altered hours, requiring appointments, and/or have additional safety requirements in place. Please call ahead to businesses you're interested in visiting to confirm if they're open and what they're requiring.
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