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July Infectious Disease Stakeholder Meetings

Oregon OSHA is in the process of developing temporary rule to address COVID-19 and other airborne infectious diseases (i.e. TB, influenza, H1N1, etc.)  in the workplace. The plan is to make a permanent rule next Spring. Oregon OSHA is responding to the request from the AFL-CIO that the state adopt an enforceable workplace health rule on an emergency basis this summer, to be replaced by a permanent rule in 2021. Oregon OSHA is pursuing a rule that would apply to both health care and to the general workplace. Note that OR-OSHA already has broad authority to enforce workplace standards under its “General Duty” authority,…

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LO Virus Information for Community and Business

City of Lake Oswego small business grants – open application Thursday, April 9Governor’s Order “Stay Home, Save Lives” Executive Order 20-12, which required the closure of additional businesses “remains in effect until terminated by the Governor.” Rep.AndreaSalinas@oregonlegislature.gov for more information or go to www.oregon.govInformation is changing daily. Please check the government websites as you have questions. Rep. Kurt Schrader Webinar – re-play schrader.house.gov Paycheck Protection Program – CHANGE – Open April 10 – check periodically for changes.…

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State of Emergency

City Declares State of Emergency and Closes City Buildings to the Public as Result of COVID-19 Pandemic   LAKE OSWEGO – The City of Lake Oswego City Manager, Martha Bennett, has declared a local state of emergency as a result of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). The World Health Organization has declared COVID-19 to be a pandemic, and a state of emergency has been declared by Governor Kate Brown and Clackamas County.   The Lake Oswego City Council will meet to act on the declaration of state of emergency relating to COVID-19 pandemic at a special meeting at noon on March 23,…

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Network with 5 local Chambers

Tigard Costco is hosting a Multi-Chamber Event on Thursday, 11/21 from 7:30am-9:30am, 7850 SW Dartmouth St. It is a BIG networking event with 250-300 people attending. Bring a raffle to gain more exposure for your business. Proceeds from the raffle will benefit the non profit, With Love, an organization that helps children in foster care. (You do not have to be a member to attend this event, you are invited as a guest of Costco). Following the networking event,…

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The Lake Oswego Review

The Lake Oswego Review is always at the front door of the Chamber on Thursday mornings. It’s a great publication to read what’s going on around Lake Oswego and find more background about how our community operates. There are always extra copies at the Chamber in case your business is featured (or your kids, employees or special issues). Call the Chamber if you want an extra copy reserved for pick up! Thanks to Pamplin Media and The Lake Oswego Review for your coverage throughout 2018 for all our Chamber events: Wine Walk,…

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