Portland, Oregon: Oregon’s weekly COVID-19 report incorporates a list of active workplace outbreaks.
The Oregon Health Authority specifies that the presence of both agricultural and corrections facilities on this list confirms the trouble in controlling Covid in circumstances where individuals are compelled to live or work in closeness to each other.
“Employers can uphold their workers with policies that guarantee that ill workers are not in the working environment and are not penalized for taking sick leave,” composes the OHA. “Employers ought to guarantee that workers know about and comprehend these policies.”
“There have been 35 deaths and 8,172 cases related with all workplace outbreaks that have been accounted for to date. To secure patient privacy, OHA doesn’t report employee deaths by workplace. Cases that are related with more than one workplace outbreak will be reported for the situation mean all significant workplace outbreaks.”
As of now, the Snake River Correctional Institution stays atop the list of active outbreaks with 526 cases. In excess of 10 areas have an episode of only five cases, including the Jackson County Costco, Mary’s Harvest Fresh Foods in Multnomah, and the Culver Glass Company.