Public Notice of COVID-19 Case in Eugene

Dear Clients, Community Members, and Friends of Oregon Pacific Bank:

 

Today—Thursday, April 8, 2021—we learned that an employee at our Eugene Branch, located at 59 E 11th Ave, has tested positive for COVID-19. Our hearts go out to our team member for a speedy recovery.

The employee first presented symptoms on Saturday, April 3rd. The last day the individual was on premise at Oregon Pacific Bank was Friday, April 2nd. During the previous week of March 29th, the individual had very little in-person presence in the Bank Branch.

The employee is not a member of the Bank’s frontline staff and is known to have minimal contact with the public during their regular work routine. At this time, it is believed that this is a case of community spread, and that the individual did not contract COVID-19 at work.

Oregon Pacific Bank is doing everything we can to mitigate the risk of increased infection and community spread. Based on the specifics of this situation, we consider the risk of infection to other employees and clients to be low.

Following the notification of the positive COVID-19 exposure, Oregon Pacific Bank has taken action to notify any individuals who appear to have had close contact with the employee, as defined by CDC guidelines.

A deep cleaning of the entire Eugene branch is scheduled to be completed on the evening of April 8th. Following the deep cleaning, our Eugene branch will be open for business during regular hours on Friday, April 9th.

We are committed to putting the health of our clients, community, and coworkers at the forefront of our business operations, and are doing everything we can to follow all recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local guidance given by the Oregon Health Authority (OHA).

We continue to adhere to the following operational procedures to keep everyone as safe as possible at all our banking locations:

  • Clear and frequent communications with Oregon Pacific Bank staff regarding updates from the OHA and CDC, as well as a team of internal staff responsible for monitoring the community spread of COVID-19 in our market areas.
  • Following all current state mask mandates and social distancing guidelines.
  • Practicing routine cleaning and disinfection of frequently touched objects.
  • Providing safe alternative banking methods that are low or no contact for our clients, including Online and Mobile Banking, drive-thru, ATM, and virtual business meetings.

Thank you for your understanding and support.

If you have any questions or concerns, you are welcome to reach out to Ron Green, President and CEO of Oregon Pacific Bank, directly at 541-902-9800 or ron.green@opbc.com.