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What Today's Executive Order Means for Douglas County

1:34 AM · Mar 24, 2020

(Douglas County, Ore.) Today, Monday, March 23, Oregon Governor and State Officials issued Executive Order 20-12, “Stay Home, Save Lives,” ordering all Oregonians to stay at home, closing specified retail businesses, requiring social distancing measures for other public and private facilities and imposing requirements for outdoor areas and licensed childcare facilities. To view the Oregon Executive Order No. 20-12, click here. https://govsite-assets.s3.amazonaws.com/jkAULYKcSh6DoDF8wBM0_EO%2020-12.pdf Pursuant with today’s Executive Order, enacted to help combat the spread of the coronavirus, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners have issued the following orders pertaining to Douglas County Government, their Departments and their employees. The Commissioners are making Public Safety, Juvenile Services, Senior Services and Public Health the priority during this crisis. These measures will remain in place until such a date that the orders are lifted by your State or County Officials. Douglas County Courthouse Building Closed to Public Effective 8:00 am on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, the Douglas County Courthouse Building, located at 1036 SE Douglas Avenue in Roseburg will be closed to the public. There will still be staff working in the buildings and via telecommunication, as such most offices will still be able to assist you via phone, email and online. Please check the Douglas County Government website at www.co.douglas.or.us for specific Department information or call (541) 673-3311 for a County Department Directory or you may call the County Department directly. Douglas County Fairgrounds and RV Park Closed Effective 8:00 am Wednesday, March 24, 2020, the Douglas County Fairgrounds and RV Park will be closed. Anyone that has future events or reservations will be notified of the closure and can discuss cancellation or have the event placed on hold for a future date. Please call the Douglas County Fairgrounds at (541) 957-7010 for more information. All Douglas County Parks and Campgrounds Closed Effective 8:00 am Wednesday, March 25, 2020, ALL Douglas County operated parks and campgrounds will be closed. This will include the closure of entrances, parking, restrooms and showers, playgrounds, picnic areas, gazebos and pavilions, disc golf courses, camp sites, docks and boat ramps. Anyone that currently has campground reservations will be notified of the closure and offered a refund or have their reservation placed on hold for a future date. The Parks Department will not be processing any new reservations or approving any special day-use or permits during the closure. Douglas County Senior Dining Sites Douglas County Senior Services already closed the Senior Dining Sites to on-site meals, but they are still offering their drive up Curb Service at all Douglas County sites. Please call (541) 440-3677 for more information, dates and times. Douglas County Museum and Umpqua River Lighthouse Museum Closed Effective 10:00 am on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, both the Douglas County Museum of History and Natural History, located at 123 Museum Drive in Roseburg, and the Umpqua River Lighthouse Museum, located at 1020 Lighthouse Road in Winchester Bay will be closed to the public.

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Thank you for all your hard work to keep the community informed Ryan!

Mar 24, 2020

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