COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

UPDATED: 6/5/20, 11:18 a.m. Benton County announces new COVID-19 cases and fatalities Monday - Friday at 1:00 p.m.
New Cases 4
Total Cases 60
Current Hospitalizations 2
Fatalities 5
Re-opening Status
Current Reopening Phase Phase 2 More information
Completed State Criteria YES More information
Phase 2 Application Submitted YES
Phase 2 Plan Approved by OHA YES
All retail stores open as of May 15, 2020
Phase 2 Guidance
Vulnerable Populations Continue to Shelter in Place
Physical Distancing Guidance 6 ft of distancing should be maintained
Gathering Size Guidance
  • Indoor Gatherings: Limited to 50 People
  • Outdoor Gatherings: Limited to 100 People
  • Venues, Restaurants, Indoor and Outdoor Entertainment Facilities, Fitness Related Organizations have additional gathering size guidance
  • Additional Gathering Guidance From OHA
Travel Guidance Increased travel will be allowed throughout Oregon, though staying local is still recommended to prevent overloading county health systems.


Daily Video Updates

County Phone Bank

Please call 541-766-6120 for general questions on COVID-19 from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Callers can also leave a message and phone number for a return phone call.

Benton County Recovers

The donation center was temporarily closed down on 5/6/20. Thank you for all your support!

The Benton County Emergency Operations Center launched Benton County Recovers, a website dedicated to coordinating donations and volunteers for the COVID-19 pandemic response in Benton County. The website is available at