CORONAVIRUS, Government, Oregon

Gov. Brown says Oregon is at ‘crossroads’ before coronavirus surge, extends state of emergency

Oregon governor Kate Brown speaks at a press conference the afternoon of March 16, 2020. Dave Killen/The Oregonian

This article was originally published by the Oregonian/OregonLive, one of more than a dozen news organizations throughout the state sharing their coverage of the novel coronavirus outbreak to help inform Oregonians about this evolving health issue.

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said the state is at a ‘crossroads’ Tuesday as she extended by 60 days a state of emergency over the coronavirus pandemic, urging residents to take personal responsibility for slowing the spread.

With identified infections reaching all-time daily highs and hospitalizations climbing, 

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