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The Oregon Legislature learned that an individual who was present at the Capitol has been diagnosed with COVID-19. Potential exposure may have occurred on the floor of the Oregon House of Representatives on April 15.
Human resources for the branch is notifying all individuals who appear to have had close contact with the individual.
The House adjourned this morning until Monday, April 26 at 11am. Committee work, which is being done remotely, will continue as planned.
Anyone who shows symptoms should be tested and quarantine. Legislators and staff who are known to have had close contact with the individual who tested positive have been notified and encouraged to quarantine and get tested. Facilities staff will fumigate the House chamber and wings and continue to diligently, thoroughly and regularly clean the Capitol in line with the CDC’s guidance on environmental cleaning and disinfection.
The priority for the session continues to be to keep people safe and do the people’s work.
|Post Date: 2021-04-20 11:41:24||Last Update: 2021-04-20 11:56:45|