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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Loom, a screen recording software, is now free for teachers and students to use for schoolwork. Here is an example of me using Loom:If you became a customer of ours in the last several months, you probably already know a bit about this one. It allows you to record your screen while talking so you can explain how to do something or present information. You can also choose to have your webcam ...read more
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Monday, March 30, 2020
We Are Here To Help! COVID-19 has and continues to have a major effect on individuals and businesses throughout the world. During these trying times, we want you to know that we are taking all precautions to protect our employees and customers. ServiceMaster of Salem is remaining open and we are available to respond to water losses, fire/smoke mitigation projects, mold remediation issues and ...read more
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Monday, March 30, 2020
  > Center 50+ Volunteers provide phone calls to participants on a weekly > basis, so that if need be, emergency contacts or a 911 call can be > made. Our goal is to help alleviate the isolation and loneliness that > many homebound seniors face. This program is available at no charge to > homebound seniors. Please see and share flier attached. > > Center 50+ has partnered with United Way ...read more
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Thursday, March 26, 2020
New measures were implemented on Monday, March 23rd, for all Oregon residents to Stay Home, Stay Safe. However, there are still those that are considered essential personnel and are required to go to work everyday.Summit Cleaning & Restoration has multiple methods of cleaning the virus and can take minimally invasive approaches as needed to accommodate facilities. Our process uses botanical based ...read more
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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
In support of your essential business, we will continue to fulfill your needs during this uncertain time.  Please contact your sales representative, or call 503-304-3525 with any questions.  In response to the recommendations by health officials and the executive order from our Governor, we have closed our doors to the public but we are still working for you.  Those who can do so effectively are ...read more
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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
EARLY LEARNING DIVISION SUPPORTS EMERGENCY CHILD CARE PROGRAMS IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19March 24, 2020TwitterFacebookShare News Release March 24, 2020 Media Contact: Melanie Mesaros, 503-856-6040 Early Learning Division Supports Emergency Child Care Programs in Response to COVID-19 (Salem, Ore) – As part of Governor Kate Brown’s Executive Order 20-12, child care providers have been ordered to ...read more
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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Salem Saturday Market will be opening as scheduled on Saturday, April 4th with modified operating procedures to meet social distancing guidelines for the safety of our guests, vendors and staff.   Modified operations include: no tables/chairs, all prepared food must be “to go”, only 2 guests per booth at once while others wait on the “X” chalked at 6 ft. distances, vendors bag produce for ...read more
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Monday, March 23, 2020
DMV partners with law enforcement to keep Oregonians at home  March 20, 2020SALEM – To reduce Oregonians’ need to visit a DMV office during the current public health emergency, the Oregon Department of Transportation’s Driver and Motor Vehicles Division has partnered with Oregon law enforcement agencies to exercise discretion in their enforcement of driver licenses, vehicle registrations and trip ...read more
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Friday, March 20, 2020
For Immediate Release: March 20, 2020 To Mid-Willamette Valley Small Business Owners: At the request of Governor Brown’s Regional Solutions Coordinator, a group of regional economic development partners has been formed to encourage efficient information sharing with the business community as resources are developed to help mitigate financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. This CORE group ...read more
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Thursday, March 19, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 18, 2020 CONTACT INFORMATION: Gail Kiles Krumenauer, Communications Director (503)947-1268 Video available at 5:00 PM COVID-19 Related Business Layoffs, Closures, and Unemployment Insurance Benefits The health and safety of workplaces is of utmost importance to the Oregon Employment Department, and the agency’s mission is to support business and promote ...read more
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Thursday, March 19, 2020
Dear Keizer Area/Valley Businesses: First, thank you for taking the time to read this message.  I realize you are chasing and receiving an overload of information as this COVID-19 crisis unfolds throughout our community, while working to maintain your businesses and securing stability for your families.  This week has been filled with remarkable challenges for many small business owners,  ...read more
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Monday, March 16, 2020
For Immediate Release:Last week, Governor Brown put forward an executive order to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Oregon.  She issued Executive Order 20-05, which outlines rules that limit large public gatherings (250+) and ensure social distancing for the next four weeks. "Gatherings...include, but are not limited to, community, civic, public, leisure, faith-based, and sporting events, concerts, ...read more
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Monday, March 16, 2020
For Immediate Release:BAR/RESTAURANT CLOSURE AT 2PM ON 3/16/2020 Governor Kate Brown updated us with a new executive order that will be in effect on 3/17/2020 for four (4) weeks, entailing the following:A statewide cancellation of all events and gatherings larger than 25 people — exempting essential locations like workplaces, grocery stores, pharmacies, and retail stores. It's additionally ...read more
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