COVID: Oregonians can apply for $500 state stimulus check

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon residents waiting for unemployment benefits can now apply for a $500 relief check. People eligible for the one-time payment must have made less than $4,000 before taxes per month before losing your job, be an Oregon resident, be 18 or older and the employer must have closed or the person’s income “decreased significantly because of executive actions by Gov. Kate Brown to slow the spread of COVID-19.”