Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) announced on Tuesday that she was mandating new masking requirements for residents of her state, regardless of their vaccination status.
“I’m continuing to take actions to protect Oregonians and save lives,” Brown said in an announcement video. “Masks will be required in all public, outdoor settings where physical distancing is not possible, regardless of vaccination status.”
She called the new mandate “a necessary measure” to respond to Covid-19, and called on residents to