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MEDIA ADVISORY: OEM Director Andrew Phelps to provide PPE supply and distribution updates and underscores social distancing for frontline workers - 04/07/20



Andrew Phelps, director of the Oregon Office of Emergency Management (OEM), will hold a virtual press conference today about the status of the state’s supply and incoming donations of PPE. Director Phelps will encourage Oregonians to maintain social distance practices to protect first responders and front line workers.



Director Phelps is directing Oregon’s response to COVID-19 from the Emergency Coordination Center in Salem. Within the ECC there are 18 emergency support functions from Oregon’s 33 state agencies that provide necessary resources during emergencies.


Tuesday (Today) April 7, 2020

1:50 p.m.


Please register for the Press Conference webinar here:


Note: Please email any prepared questions you may have to Media.COVID-19@state.or.us.


To report the status of state agencies’ efforts and the management of Oregon’s COVID-19 response.


Updated information on the State’s response to COVID-19 is available at https://govstatus.egov.com/or-covid-19.



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