Travel Notice:

Travel Notice:

The City of Cannon Beach/Clatsop County are in Phase 2 of the Reopening plan. Hotels/rentals are taking guests, Restaurants may offer limited seating, businesses are open with safety protocols in place. Beaches are open. The State of Oregon requires face coverings in all indoor public spaces. In addition, face coverings are required in outdoor public spaces when physical distancing is not possible. Garbage left behind on our beaches and parks has become a concern so please remember to "Pack OUT what you pack In.. help protect our environment".

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Reopening Cannon Beach

COVID-19 Guidance

 

(Updated October 19, 2020 8:00am)

We encourage everyone to be informed of the latest developments and make your decisions based on what is best for you, your business, employees, and customers.

"Cannon Beach is committed to the health and safety of everyone in our community"

-Cannon Beach Chamber Staff

Reopening Timeline

October 19th – Updated New statewide Mask, Face Covering, Face Shield Guidance.

July 22nd – Governor announced effective Friday, July 24th:

Face Coverings

  • Face coverings will be required for all Oregonians ages five and up in indoor public spaces and outdoors when six feet of distance cannot be maintained.
  • Face coverings will be required even in cases of physical exertion indoors, and outdoors when six feet of distance cannot be maintained.

Businesses

  • The maximum indoor capacity limit is capped at 100 for all venues in Phase II counties and for restaurants and bars in Phase I or II counties.
  • Restaurants and bars will be required to stop serving customers at 10:00 P.M statewide.

July 15th – Gov. Kate Brown is expanding Oregon’s statewide face mask policy, requiring that most Oregonians wear masks in outdoor situations when they cannot stay six feet from other people.

June 29th – Effective July 1, Governor Kate Brown issued a STATEWIDE requirement to wear face mask, face shield, or face coverings. "Face coverings are required for indoor public spaces in every county effective July 1st. Children under 12 years of age, as well as people with a disability or a medical condition that prevent them from wearing a face covering, are not required to wear one." Full details. Oregon Health Authority Mask Guidance. Mask Social Media ToolKit 

June 16th – Astoria/Warrenton, Seaside, and Cannon Beach Chambers received shipments of masks from the State of Oregon and coordinated by Clatsop County.  These free of charge KN95 non-medical masks are available for local business staff beginning Wednesday, June 24th, while supplies last. We ask that you participate in a weekly survey regarding your current mask supply and 1-week burn rate for masks you used for staff. Take the survey HERE!

June 12th – City of Cannon Beach has revised their zoning parameters. They updated it showing the new guidelines for allowing canopies for outdoor seating, PDF.

– Governor announced One-Week Statewide Pause on Pending County Applications for Reopening. Full details.

June 4th – Governor announced Clatsop County is approved to enter Phase 2 starting June 6th. Executive Order 20-27. For your reference, Phase 2 reopening presentation: Phase 2 Reopening (June 4, 2020) - https://youtu.be/E1suDiLsqvk. See all Phase 2 guidance below.

May 29th – City/Chamber coordinated Reopening Signage available below.

May 27th – Navigating Employment Issues During COVID-19 Webinar is brought to you for free by Clatsop SBDC. Register at https://bit.ly/2zm6tRv

May 22nd – New updated Sector Reopening Guidance FAQs and PPE Resources. See below.

May 18th – City Council Meeting Results: City Council will allow restaurants to set up tables in parking lots or malls and has asked city staff to draft a plan to close part of Hemlock Street to vehicles. More on the closure coming soon.

Considering the Social Distancing guidelines recommended by State and National officials, the City of Cannon Beach is evaluating various options in re-opening businesses and beginning the State's phased transition back into 'business as usual'. The City has requested your feedback on ways they might help support this re-opening. Deadline to submit feedback is Monday, May 25th. Take Survey HERE!

May 15th – The City of Cannon Beach has rescinded the evacuation of visitors order effective immediately. The short term lodging closure will be rescinded on Tuesday, May 26th at 6am. The State's Stay Home Stay Safe Executive Order is still in effect, Clatsop County is in Phase I of the Reopening plan from May 15th through June 4th, essential travel only. Resolution 20-20 For Purpose of Rescinding the City's Protective Measures.

May 14th – Clatsop County reopening approved to enter into Phase I. Beginning Friday, May 15, gyms, retail stores and personal services including barber shops and salons, spas and tattoo parlors may partially re-open, and local restaurants and bars will be able to open for sit-down dining. Gatherings of up to 25 people will also be allowed. All reopened business will be required to follow detailed state guidelines on numbers of customers, physical distancing, cleaning and other measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

 

Oregon Phase Specific Guidance

State of Oregon Building a Safe and Strong Oregon

New Guidance for Phase 2:

August 13th – New statewide Mask, Face Covering, Face Shield Guidance.

Effective July 24th –

Face Coverings

  • Face coverings will be required for all Oregonians ages five and up in indoor public spaces and outdoors when six feet of distance cannot be maintained.
  • Face coverings will be required even in cases of physical exertion indoors, and outdoors when six feet of distance cannot be maintained.

Businesses

  • The maximum indoor capacity limit is capped at 100 for all venues in Phase II counties and for restaurants and bars in Phase I or II counties.
  • Restaurants and bars will be required to stop serving customers at 10:00 P.M statewide.

July 15th – Expanded statewide face mask policy, requiring that most Oregonians wear masks in outdoor situations when they cannot stay six feet from other people.

July 1st – Masks are required in all indoor public spaces, statewide.

Masks Required Statewide

June 3rd – Governor announced Clatsop County is approved to enter Phase 2 starting June 6th.

Executive Order 20-27. For your reference, Phase 2 reopening presentation below:

Counties that enter Phase 2 will be able to continue with the reopening process, following updated health and safety guidance:

  • Gathering limits will be raised to 50 people indoors, and 100 people outdoors.
  • Indoor and outdoor venues, including theaters and churches, with 6 feet of physical distancing and other measures in place, can reach a COVID-19 occupancy limit of up to 250.
  • Offices can begin reopening and employees can return to workplaces with physical distancing and other measures in place, though remote work is still strongly recommended whenever possible.
  • Increased travel will be allowed throughout Oregon, though staying local is still recommended to prevent overloading county health systems.
  • Restaurants and bars will have curfews extended to midnight.
  • Pools and sports courts will be allowed to reopen under new guidance.
  • Indoor and outdoor activities such as bowling, batting cages, and mini golf, will be allowed to reopen under new guidance.
  • Recreational sports can resume in a limited form, under strict physical distancing guidance.


Additional Statewide Guidance

For all counties, including those remaining in Phase 1 or on baseline status:

  • Zoos, gardens, and museums can reopen in a limited fashion.
  • Professional and collegiate sports teams can return to training in their facilities with physical distancing and health and safety measures in place.

New Guidance Phase 1:

May 14th – Clatsop County reopening approved to enter into Phase I. Beginning Friday, May 15, gyms, retail stores and personal services including barber shops and salons, spas and tattoo parlors may partially re-open, and local restaurants and bars will be able to open for sit-down dining. Gatherings of up to 25 people will also be allowed.

Executive Order 20-25 A Safe and Strong Oregon: Maintaining Essential Health Directives in Response to COVID-19, and Implementing a Phased Approach for Reopening Oregon's Economy.

Guidance that applies statewide:

In Phase I, counties can begin the limited reopening of the following sectors under specific safety guidelines: Full details.

  • Restaurants, bars, and other such establishments for dine-in service until 10 pm
  • Personal services businesses
  • All retail businesses, including malls and shopping centers
  • Gyms and other fitness facilities
  • Local gatherings of up to 25 people allowed for recreational, social, cultural, civic or faith events   

All reopened business will be required to follow detailed state guidelines on numbers of customers, physical distancing, cleaning and other measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The Governor’s action does not cover the orders approved by Clatsop County and local cities restricting hotels and vacation rentals. Most local orders maintain these restrictions at least through the end of May.

Visit County website and State website for more details. See state guidelines below.

In Phase I, counties can begin the limited reopening of the following sectors under specific safety guidelines:

  • Restaurants, bars, and other such establishments for dine-in service until 10 pm
  • Personal services businesses
  • All retail businesses, including malls and shopping centers
  • Gyms and other fitness facilities
  • Local social, recreational, cultural, civic and faith gatherings are allowed for up to 25 people with no traveling.

Counties must remain in Phase I for at least 21 days before becoming eligible to advance to Phase II. Counties will continue to shelter in-place for vulnerable population, social distancing, available gatherings no larger than 25, minimize non-essential travel, and continue teleworking.

If counties begin to see significant increases in COVID-19 cases or community spread, the Oregon Health Authority will work with local public health officials to evaluate what actions should be taken. Significant growth in COVID-19 spread could necessitate a county moving back from Phase I to a stay-home status. More details on Phases II and III are forthcoming.

The Governor also announced that large gatherings such as conventions, festivals, and major concerts and live audience sporting events will need to be cancelled at least through September. Restarting events of this size will require a reliable treatment or prevention, like a vaccine, which is many months off. Further guidance on large events will be provided in the coming months.

 

Industry Specific Guidance

State Seal Documents and Resources

Statewide Guidance (Starting July 15th)

Phase 2 Reopening Guidance (Starting June 6th)

General Guidance:

Sector Guidance:

Phase 1 Reopening General Guidance:

Sector Guidance:

 

American Hotel & Lodging Assoc After the COVID-19 Pandemic: Planning Now for the Return to Occupancy. Supporting document- Q&A.

ORLA  Reopening Guidance: A Guide for the Restaurant Industry.

 

National Guidance

CongressGuidelines for Opening Up America Again.

 

Updated Reopening Guidance FAQs

Personal Services FAQs

Personal Services Reopening FAQs

Fitness FAQs

Reopening FAQ's Fitness

Restaurants & Bars FAQs

Restaurants & Bars Reopening FAQs

Retail Stores, Shopping Centers and Malls FAQs

Retail, Shopping Centers Reopening FAQs

Additional

Reopening Guidance and FAQs

can be found HERE!

Helpful Sample Documents

Multi Chamber Resource: Back to Business ToolKit

Back to Business Toolkit

 

Preparing for Employees to Return to the Workplace Guidance

Back-to-Work Checklist

Notice of Employee Recall Letter

Welcome Back Employee Letter

 

Cannon Beach Reopening Framework Worksheet with Governor's Framework- PDF

  • Reopening Cannon Beach Industry Discussions Lodging/Restaurant/Retail: Recording 384 min.
  • Reopening Cannon Beach Industry Discussions Other Businesses/Personal Services: Recording 92 min.
 

To help you develop your own business recovery planCB Reopening Framework Worksheet